The singular “they” and your power to choose as an academic writer.
There are many tools that measure readability scores, but few contexts in which they’re useful for academics.
The campus novel is fiction for our times, but the best of the genre is timeless.
The political and persuasive significance of being intentionally hard to understand.
Once you’ve decided you want to jump into the public commentary sphere, how can you land on a specific idea?
How to immerse yourself in the linguistic world in which your readers live, write, and think.
A book on lacrosse takes the main prize in English, while a history of Indigenous peoples in American and European societies wins in French.
When authoring together, be innovative in language and structure, but conform to convention as you submit your work to be published.
The guidelines require students to have a letter signed by their instructor indicating what kind of editing help is permitted.
How three free algorithms can help you to edit efficiently.
As Dave starts his second parental leave, we look back at what the Black Hole has been writing about for the last six months.
Strategies to surprise and excite your audience.
The IMRAD, hourglass and inverted pyramid structures are all options you can use – it is up to you to find which works best for your article.
Your discipline and its conventions shape how you do research. How might they also shape your approach in the classroom?
Graduate students and professors need to act to promote academic integrity.
Be conscious and deliberate with how you occupy the landscape of your writing.
Eight writers from around the globe are vying for the richest prize awarded to history books in English.
Many academics are chronically sleep deprived. When you’re writing your most important documents, ensure your formatting makes it easy for tired brains to process your words.
When you can’t tell how to conjugate “to be,” your lay summary isn’t laying correctly.
It may well be the single most important predictor of well-being in academia.