Monthly Archives: April 2014

Making Research Paper Editing Fun and Easy

Editing a research paper is an important step in the writing process, ensuring that your thoughts get across clearly to the readers. It might seem obscure to encourage yourself to edit your own paper. It might also feel weird to help edit your fellow’s work if you weren’t involved in writing process. There are some easy ways to make your paper editing fun and easy.

Start editing your paper at least an hour or two after you complete the paper. Editing your paper without refreshing your mind can lead to more frustration and less concentration.

Print out your research paper so you can edit the paper easily. It gives you the freedom to read the paper anywhere, away from a computer screen. Sit in a comfortable place to check the paper carefully. Create a calm environment to produce a better outcome.

You can use highlighters to make corrections. Read your paper aloud; this will help you point out mistakes you might ignore by going over the words in your mind. Plus, it seems more enjoyable to add value to the paper.

Highlight the sentences in the paper that you are specifically proud of and find out what you want to keep. Don’t just consider the negative points.

Allow your friend or family member to edit your paper and make any improvements. This will help you improve the quality of the paper by preventing plagiarism.

Read the paper aloud, read it sentence by sentence to check the flow of the paper, paragraph transition and any grammatical mistakes.

Stay relaxed and comfortable while editing your paper. You can take breaks if you feel too much pressure.

Following these easy and simple tips will help you make the research paper editing fun an easy task, while enabling you to come up with a perfect piece of writing.

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Tips on how to Write your First E-Book!

Whether you want your first e-book to be published or you want your voice to be heard, putting your ideas and thoughts in an E-book and selling online copies is cost effective and one of the best ways to self-publish in the world of digitization today.

Read the steps below in this article and find out how you can successfully publish your first E-book:

  1. Come up with an Idea

E-books are no different from any other type of book except you are only publishing through a different medium. The foremost step to write an E-book is to come up with an effective idea, and come up on the topic that you will write about.

 

  1. Expand your idea

Start with the basic idea that you write down; the best way to come up with brilliant ideas is to brainstorm and draw a web of concepts. For example, if you wanted to write a book on how to succeed with your academics, you could write things such as “students” “teachers” “grades” “Revision Techniques” and so on. Keep jotting ideas until and unless you have enough detail about the structure that you will follow for your E-book!

  1. Organize your details

Once you have done the brainstorming for your E-book, the next step is to organize your main points that you think are relevant in to a basic structure that you would follow.

  1. Write the Book

 Don’t worry about the title, table of contents or any of these elements. Just sit down and start writing. Start writing about the chapter of your own choice. Just be sure whatever you are writing makes sense and you keep the target audience in mind.

  1. Review and rewrite

When you have finished writing a book, let it sit for a week Come back to your writing with a critical eye, look at the chapters, give shape to your chapters. Also, add details wherever required.

Having a Tough Time Meeting Deadlines?

Are you one of the people for whom meeting deadlines is an ordeal? Or are you one of those people who struggle with writing your own academic papers? No point panicking: the clock will still continue to tick when you have to deliver the final piece. This is where self-management comes in: this can be described as skills that are found in individuals to focus on their goals, and ways in which you can mange yourself by planning out for your short and long term goals.

You are faced with the nightmare of deadlines all your life! When you were in school, you had homework assignments and term projects to take care of. When you are working, you are also faced with deadlines that you have to meet. Missing a deadline at your workplace may result in grumpy manager or an angry client!

How you can organize you tasks and still meet deadline is a possibility. The following tips will help you stay on track with your deadlines:

1-      Start the countdown

Whenever you are faced with deadlines, organize and prioritize your tasks. To meet your deadlines is hard, but not impossible. Organizing yourself will easily help you to meet deadlines.

2-      Do not give up

 Some deadlines that you are given are non-negotiable, and you won’t have any leeway if you miss those deadlines. Always plan your tasks in such a way that you can meet deadlines. If you think you will fail to deliver the task on time, tell you teacher or your manager to extend the date of your deadline

 

3-      Start with the specifics

 Ask yourself when exactly the deadline is. Plan your tasks and deadlines and ensure that you follow all the tasks accordingly.

4-      Prioritize your tasks

In order to meet your deadlines, it is always a good idea to prioritize your tasks and plan your tasks in accordance to when they have to be submitted.