Unfortunately, there are no many practical up-to-date books for academic writers. The good news is that among these rare findings, you can easily discover real gems. Just like The Writer’s Diet by Helen Sword. This book was released in 2016 and immediately made a difference in the writing area and brought the author huge success. Let’s see how useful the book might be for you. About the Author Helen Sword is an award-winning professor, director of the Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education at the University of Auckland. Besides, she’s well-known lecturer - her track record includes various conferences in 17 countries and 60 universities all over t..
There are so many big opportunities for academic writers. But we bet that very often you get lost and overwhelmed by this diversity. However, we are ready to guide you and give you a few ideas how to keep developing your writing talent within great writing organizations. In this article, we’ve gathered the most rewarding writing organizations that offer numerous awards, different types of grants, useful resources and more. Start moving in the right direction and achieve your writing goals with these writing associations. ANFASA: Academic and Non-Fiction Authors of South Africa ANFASA aims to allow academic and non-fiction writers to have a voice and present their th..
Most people think that it is quite easy to be a writer, a fiction or nonfiction one. They believe that there is nothing overwhelming about opening several tabs in Google Chrome or textbooks and getting some information to craft a professional piece of writing. Actually, let them be under this particular impression; only we really know how it is to be a writer with a big ‘W’! And only we know that one of the hardest stages of the writing process is to find out the resources that will be of the needed use when dealing with a paper. And, in this piece, we decided to have a look at one of the sources that will surely come in handy for you as academic writers. So, the ki..
You know everything about making money writing, but what about winning some cash for the same activity? There are dozens of literary contests waiting for you to apply. In this article, we will give you the condensed information about such competitions and offer contests to enter right now. We believe there is no need to motivate you on winning up to $1500, so only useful hints, no aside talks. Types of Literary Competitions Online Blog articles It is good to start with such contests because participation takes not too much time and efforts and you can see it as a great practice accompanied by an opportunity to win some cash. It is a common practice to publish top-10 art..
Applying to the writing agencies is becoming more and more difficult. Every single candidate should be ready to overcome sleepless nights, learn the road to the library by heart, forget the time their favorite sitcom is broadcasted, but first of all to become a grammar-guru. We are here not to throw a scare at you, but to help you get ready for the most important writing test in your career life! Pass our quiz and make sure you are on the right track to fill the position at the dream company. Off we go!
Unclear/week/irrelevant thesis statement is one of the most often reasons for a revision. A thesis statement doesn’t only give an impetus to your entire writing but is treated as a sign of quality by professors and teachers. It should be clear, concise, relevant and well-structured. A proper thesis statement is not just a sentence about the topic, it is an essence of the outline, and if you write it the way it should be you will have a precise plan on what to write in the entire paper. It is a rather boring topic, but since we hate writing boring articles, we have invited the best and the brightest music stars to live through it with us. We bet, it will help you remember..
Revision is an awful word in the vocabulary of any academic writer because it means working for free under time pressure with a nervous client as a bonus. Due to the difference in time zones, most of the revisions are sent at night or early in the morning. To keep your head above water, follow these brief instructions and deal with revisions efficiently and less stressfully. Step 1. Panic. You didn't expect this coming, did you? We bet you thought we would persuade you to calm down and pay the utmost attention to the details. We will talk about it later. Meanwhile, give yourself 2-3 minutes to go nuts. Hate the client. Hate academic writing. Hate the world. Decide to quit. Rem..
Vladislav Kurdyukov became an academic writer at the age of 15 and since then has mastered the art of finding direct clients in the variety of spheres. Now he works with animation, game industry and crowdfunding platforms, but keeps insisting that his experience in academic writing made it possible to succeed in other spheres. Vladislav doesn’t believe in agencies, freelance platforms and is sure that only constant search of real clients can earn you a decent amount of money and reputation. Here is his story. ..
Academic writing is a battlefield. Or a chessboard. Or a stock market with its stakes, bears and bulls. When you work with one agency only, it is not a big deal to manage your routine. But if you prefer to diversify risks by writing for several websites, you need a solid strategy. It can be changed once you have reached your goals, but it is critical to keep within one plan of action at the very beginning - even if it means treading a troubled track for a while. We have prepared 4 major strategies for working with several academic writing agencies you might follow in depending on a result you pursue. Strategy #1. Maximizing Profit During High Season If you are one of those all-nighter..
Either it is a new writing season, or you are just new to academic writing, you have to pull yourself together and provide your clients with the best results possible. Consequently, to ease this process, EssayLancers decided to create an ultimate wealth of guides that will help you refresh your memory and get armed for a new season. Well, off we go! Your Client Is Your Backbone #1: How to Make a Client Trust You As soon as you are assigned to the order, the very first mission is to show your best self and make sure this client will add you to the “favorite authors” list. Quick Note: Always make a plan; Communicate with a client; Respect client’s time; Keep y..
Academic writing is a domain where none of mistakes is for free. Every technical omission costs extra time, money, nerves and even a client. However, with all those late night revisions, simultaneous urgent orders or just those days when everything tends to go wrong, it’s easy to lose a grip for a moment and leave a few aspects unnoticed. A well-known scenario, right? What if we told you that with a special checklist from EssayLancers and just 20 minutes of pre-submission time you can eliminate all those setbacks and deliver a perfect paper sample? Devote the last 20 minutes before the submission to the points in this checklist and save tons of nerves, hours of re..
It is a classic pain and the eternal struggle of an academic writer - to finish a research paper fast and to minimize mistakes at the same time. How many times did you spot a ridiculous omission right after sending an assignment to a client? How many unpleasant letters did you get from the “Editing and Proofreading Department” with mistakes underlined through all the paper which you have been written all night not to violate a deadline? For those who claim that Ginger doesn’t work as it should, and for those not satisfied with the limited abilities of Grammarly’s free edition, we prepared a list of free online proofreading services. But before you start using ..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
Unfortunately, there are no many practical up-to-date books for academic writers. The good news is that among these rare findings, you can easily discover real gems. Just like The Writer’s Diet ..
There are so many big opportunities for academic writers. But we bet that very often you get lost and overwhelmed by this diversity. However, we are ready to guide you and give you a few ideas how to..
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