Printing a draft is like taking out a map halfway through a journey to remind yourself of where you’re going.
Whether I’m writing a chapter of a book, a report, or indeed a blog post, I keep the title in front of me. I write on a computer but always have a notebook and pen next to it. I jot…
Setting a point of no return forces you to stop, take an objective look at your work and spot any wrong turns before you go any further.
If we let our conscious critical mind judge us, it can stop us getting started with the composing process.
Creativity is a core feature of writing in the sciences as well as the arts.
Start your essay with a strong opening paragraph.
To paraphrase properly, you need to really understand what you’re reading and be able to explain it.
Don't make your reader sweat – be precise about what you're talking about.
Each new paragraph is like a breath of fresh air.
Identifying opposing elements in your work can expose underlying conflicts and reveal potential themes.