Category Archives: Writing advice

Advice on writing and publishing

Academic writing in English

English is not your first language, but you have to write an academic article, thesis or dissertation in this language? You need help?  ⤷ I can help you! Advertisements

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L’écriture académique en anglais

Votre langue maternelle n’est pas l’anglais, mais vous écrivez un article académique, ou une thèse/dissertation, en anglais ? Je pourrais vous aider ! Continue reading

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Applying for a university course? New service offered: help with your personal statement.

I recently realised that I had helped several people with their UCAS personal statements (i.e. statements of motivation for entrance into UK universities) in the last couple of years. All seemed pleased with what I did. It occurred to me … Continue reading

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Chairing an event for writers at the EIBF on Wednesday 25 August

I am delighted to announce that I shall be chairing the “Making the Most of Your Writing” event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Wednesday 25 August.  With speakers of the calibre and experience of Jane Smith (whose excellent … Continue reading

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Advice on writing a book quickly!

Steve Harrison has some great tips on how to structure and write a book quickly. It rings true. Have a listen here!

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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2009 and writing projects

Busy times indeed!  The Edinburgh International Book Festival opened on Saturday 15 August and I was privileged to be invited to the opening night party.  As a committee member of the Society of Authors in Scotland (the Scottish branch of … Continue reading

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Excellent advice on getting published.

I am delighted to be able to refer you to the blog of Nicola Morgan who chairs the committee of the Society of Authors in Scotland, on which I sit.   Nicola is the most qualified person I know to give … Continue reading

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