Academic writers work for students all over the world. Writing assignments, proofreading, editing, tutoring, conducting complex researches in the last moment - anything to make someone’s college life easier and more successful. Every professional academic writer has close to similar set of qualities in the war chest: impeccable English, good analytical skills, ability to find any information in the limited period of time and a few more superpowers. But was it so back then in college or university? What it was like to be a student for the current academic writers? What kind of students were academic writers? Let’s get a little nostalgic together. One of the Top Students in..
Fiverr is one of the most fast growing freelance platforms. It has an outstanding potential for creative people and we are sure academic writers are in a “God’s Top 10” in this regard. However, Fiverr significantly differs from other freelance platforms and writing websites, so we decided a small entrance guide will come in handy. Basic Rules to Make It to the Top on Fiverr You can read about advantages and disadvantages of this platform here, and if you decide to try entering it, make a use of the following rules: 1. Do a research. Spend a day or two browsing through the offers of your potential rivals. Unlike writing websites, Fiverr requires a simple regist..
Academic writers can write anything, but when it comes to simple correspondence, 49% create a dissertation proposal instead of a 3-sentences answer, 49% don’t go further than “Ok” and 1% pretend they never got any letters at all. Neither of that is a winning strategy, and if you don’t fall into the mythiс remaining 1% of writers who mastered email ethics and mechanics, this article will come in handy. Being an academic writer, you have two types of correspondence - when communicating with a client, and when solving some issues with a support team. Let’s tackle both of them. Writing to Clients Be Available and Answer as Fast as You Can &..
Artem M. is a former academic and creative writer from Ukraine. In 2014 he saw a job offer posted by Livingston Research but wasn’t accepted to write for this company. After that, he started to look for similar websites and soon became a member of WriterBay team. Now he is working as a sound director and composer but always emphasizes that he wouldn’t be able to do it without his academic writing background. 5 Steps to Succeed on WriterBay Every writer has his or her own path to success, I am not sure mine is suitable for everyone, but it worked for me, and I am really glad to share my experience with other writers. Step 1. Start in a Sl..
Probably nothing determines who we are more than the work we do and the way we do it. Answer these 7 questions describing your daily academic writing routine and get to know how to spend your vacation both pleasantly and efficiently. You get points for every answer, add them and find out which type of vacation you need. What do you do first thing in the morning? answer letters from clients and check if there are new orders available - 4; check on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and enjoy browsing the Internet for some time in bed - 3; go to the shower and make yourself adjusted to the idea of a new day full of unexpected situations - 2; do some stretching, have..
Low season makes academic writers look for alternative sources of income, and freelance platforms become the viable solution. Such platforms have several advantages if compared to academic writing websites: they offer the variety of tasks, and an academic writer can diversify his or her work accordingly, not getting stuck with the “master’s paper on psychology” and similar; payment rates for urgent orders are much higher than the average cost of the same assignments at academic writing sites; they provide writers with an opportunity to gather writing experience in different fields and use writing profile openly; they allow withdrawing earnings when nee..
Imagine any Queen of the United Kingdom. Every gesture is precise and full of grace. Nothing is too much, but everything is in its place. English grammar took after the ruling monarchs, and if you didn’t do the same by the right of birth, it is time to use your right for some online education. Make use of this list containing the trickiest English grammar traps, and you will easily avoid them further when doing your writing chores. To make it even more practical we have made several mistakes in this article which you can spot if you read these rules carefully. Can you find all of them? “Make” vs. “Do” : What to Do not to Make Mistakes? You often get stuck with ..
There are two major ways to increase your earnings: extensive and intensive. Recollect high-school History course: some tribes tried to cultivate more and more land with the same equipment and others worked on the smaller patch enhancing the production tools. It’s all the same with academic writing: you can take more and more orders, or you can experiment with different occupations available for academic writers. And one of the possible vocations is writing tutoring, and if you had any questions regarding it, today is your lucky day. 5 Basics You Need to Know about Writing Tutoring before Trying It Writing tutoring is another form of academic help students can receive ..
Academic writing is not only a profitable occupation but also a respectful and meaningful job, which, as we believe can change the world for better. At the same time, being an academic writer is challenging, time-consuming and not always beneficial regarding financial stability, especially in the low season. Here are some symptoms which alarm you to think of leaving academic writing for something that suits you more now. Zero Tolerance to Clients Clients might not be easy to tolerate sometimes, that’s true. They forget to mention some crucial details regarding assignments, send papers to be revised for nothing and want you to be another Michel Foucault almost for free..
You have registered as a seller on Amazon.com, done the research, chosen the niche and even ordered or started to write a book. You are almost done picking a picture for the cover page and saved some dollars for editing and formatting on Fiverr. Now it is time to learn how to promote your book to receive reviews and purchases. Step 1. Make your book free to collect feedback. Reviews are the most valuable currency on Amazon and you should do anything to get them. Start with “selling” your book for free. 3-7 days are enough, but you will have to promote it very intensely through additional sources during that time. Once your book is published press “promote and..
In the previous article we gave some insightful information about why it is possible to earn a fair amount of money on Amazon selling books. Also, we explained how to register on Kindle Direct Publishing. We hope you followed our instructions, because today we move forward to picking up the topic for a book, writing or ordering it and formatting. This will be a completely practical article, so if you need additional inspiration you can address the first part of the manual. So… Let’s conquer Amazon! Choosing a Niche and a Topic Choosing a niche and topics for a book is the most important and creative task in this endeavor. We will work only with non-fiction literature her..
Essay Lancers is a platform which helps both writers and agencies, not only to earn money but to establish fruitful and lasting working relationships. As every relationship has its problems, today we will talk precisely about them. We have conducted a survey among academic writers and defined the following issues, which spoil their relationships with agencies. To which of these complaints would you put your name? Complaint #1. Fines. The most common and bitter complaint. What is surprising, the bigger and more stable the agency is, the less fines for minor cases it imposes. For example, such giant as Uvocorp is famous for being one of the most lenient and adequate companies when it c..
A little warning to start with. If you dream to become a famous writer and change the world with your novels, this is not the article to count on. This article is for those who want to get legal profit staying within the writing related business. So, we are starting the series of posts on how to earn money selling books on Amazon. Any Questions? We suspect you might have some questions or even objections against the adventure we suggest. Ready to answer them right away. “Which books?” Yours. Or almost yours. Let’s say, officially yours. “I don’t write books.” You will, after you finish reading this article. Or no. In that case, we have a trick for ..
Every occupation has its myths and freelance academic writing is not an exception. No matter whether you have traded an office desk for freelance writing or started your career registering at an academic writing website, you were under the illusion of the perfect working process. We have already covered the legends which others believe in when it comes to academic writing. Now it is time to bust myths which affect academic writers themselves. If you are an easy impressionable person, we suggest you don’t read further and keep your worldview undamaged :) Myth #1: “I can work when I want to.” Reality: You work when you can, when you can’t and just a little bit more..
Missing a deadline is an unfortunate, but almost inevitable situation, especially in a high season. Some writers say that the worst part of it is being fined or receiving bad reviews, while others are terrified by a necessity to make a legitimate excuse. How about a matrix which will help you convert real thoughts into exquisite excuses? Small hint! You can make as many matches as you want. Mix parts across the matrix, just make sure to follow the golden formula of excuse: Starting line + Confession + Reason + Apology + Promise. Jokes aside, if you have missed a deadline we advise you to follow these tips and minimize the damage because your reputation an..
As you can see from the title of this article, we are going to cover another grammar topic to boost your writing skills. But, unlike the previous topics, where everything was more or less clear, compounds are forerunners of the anarchy where the most definite word is “sometimes.” Sometimes compounds are written together, and sometimes they are hyphenated. Already having fun? Wait till we tell you more. Types of Compounds There are 3 kinds of word combinations: Open – two or more words written separately (e.g. mineral water, mountain plants, etc.) Hyphenated – two or more words with a hyphen(s) between them (e.g. non-English-speaking, two-mile walk, etc..
There is a classic image of a freelance writer. He or she has a broad imagination, works in some “artful mess” or creates masterpieces in a dawn, or lying on the green grass under the tree in a city park. Mostly nothing of this is true. You have a family to take care of, or parents worrying that you don’t have a “real job”, or a partner, who thinks that if you stay at home, you are available for a small talk and housekeeping. If you want to earn enough as a freelance academic writer, you will have to master setting boundaries. Otherwise, you will work as a full-timer and earn as if it is just a hobby. Explain the Difference between Freelance Work ..
Alla Okhrimenko is a freelance academic writer from Sumy, Ukraine. She works with several agencies but always prefers to write for private customers, when there is an opportunity. Her favorite topics are related to politics, history and social studies. In this article she shared her philosophical ideas on the values behind the freelance academic writing. When EssayLancers asked me to give some tips for new academic writers, I didn't want to do it. Why? I don't believe in such pieces of advice because they never help me much. "Do more research," "never miss a deadline," "be responsive," - all this doesn't make sense for most of the wr..
If in real world time is money than in the world of academic writing time is a real treasure. The time of a writer, every minute of it, has its value in hard currency and the loss of it means a loss of monthly earnings. Surely, it’s not an eye-opener for you, and you must have tried tons of time management tips. But… all in vain. Why? Because they don’t take into account the specifics of academic writing. Too broad, too vague… And what about time-saving techniques for library research? Any tips for quick formatting? Not a single word. It’s time to sort things out. Below is the practical 4-week plan to manage your time more effectiv..
Punalur Chandrasekharan is both a writer and a Creative Head at Gbrainindia.com, India. He writes for films, TV series and documentaries and also directs them. Being a graduate from several universities he has been working in almost every field related to academic and creative writing. Looking back and analyzing his experience, Mr. Chandrasekharan wrote a letter addressing himself as a young writer, whom he was years ago. What I Want to Say The competition for survival manifests in every phase of our lives, and the field of online academic writing is not an exception. It might become a treasure trove for the skilled, but for many others, it brings only uncertaint..
Academic writers work for students all over the world. Writing assignments, proofreading, editing, tutoring, conducting complex researches in the last moment - anything to make someone’s colleg..
Fiverr is one of the most fast growing freelance platforms. It has an outstanding potential for creative people and we are sure academic writers are in a “God’s Top 10” in this rega..
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