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When the blank page is your friend

I’m always reading about the tyranny of the blank page, the terror of starting something new. But once you’ve got going, when you’re drafting, and especially when you’re editing, the blank page can be your friend. When I can’t see…

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Print it out!

Always print out your work before you submit it - I guarantee you'll spot mistakes you hadn't noticed on screen.
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How to be your own editor

If you hate the thought of editing your work, break down the task into manageable chunks and keep in mind that every editorial task you carry out will improve your writing.
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Writing Tips

Cut the waffle

In academic English, short sentences and paragraphs are often clearer, more readable and more effective than long ones.
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