background preloader


Facebook Twitter

Start Writing 1. Anatomy of a Scholarly Article: NCSU Libraries. Nation, K., Marshall, C.

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article: NCSU Libraries

M., and Altmann, G. T. M. (2003). In-vestigating individual differences in children's real-time sen-tence comprehension using language mediated eye move-ments. J. of Experimental Child Psych., 86:314-329. The title of a scholarly article is generally (but not always) an extremely brief summary of the article's contents. The abstract is a brief summary of the contents of the article, usually under 250 words. The introduction to a scholarly article describes the topic or problem the authors researched. An overview of related research and findings, called a literature review, may appear in the introduction, though the literature review may be in its own section. How to reference. Find a resource page. The "Write an Excellent Programming Blog" Page. Links to resources about writing about programming.

The "Write an Excellent Programming Blog" Page

This page supplements my talk "Write an Excellent Programming Blog" that I delivered at Open Source Bridge and PyCon. Write an Excellent Programming Blog, the Article. A written version of the same material as the talk.Resources For Writing About Programming, contributed by friends at Open Source Bridge.Video of this talk from PyCon 2016. The History of Writing. Note: That which has so-far-been-found, is not the same as the oldest or first of anything.

The History of Writing

It is simply the first or oldest of that which has been found so far. So far, the oldest example of early writing is with Black Europeans, who were likely the descendants of the Koisan-like Grimaldi man, who first entered Europe at Gibraltar circa 45,000 B.C. This is not surprising, their genius is apparent when considered in the context of the extraordinary artwork that these people produced from very early times. The Vinča culture The Vinča culture was an early culture (between the 6th and 3rd millennium B.C.), stretching around the course of the Danube in what is today Serbia, Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Bulgaria, and the Republic of Macedonia - although traces of it can be found all around the Balkans, as well as parts of Central Europe and Asia Minor (Anatolia).

100 Little Ways You Can Dramatically Improve Your Writing. Publishing / Disseminating. De plakfactor: geen nieuws begraven (don't burry the lead) Dan en Chip Heath gaan in het boek De plakfactor (Made to Stick) op zoek naar het geheim om ideëen te laten beklijven door een boodschap plakkerig (sticky) te maken.

De plakfactor: geen nieuws begraven (don't burry the lead)

Één van de sleutels is het niet begraven van het nieuws. Dit is een belangrijk journalistiek principe: een verhaal beginnen met de belangrijkste informatie. De eerste zin bevat de meest wezenlijke elementen van het verhaal en geeft veel veel informatie. Na de eerste zin, de kern, wordt de informatie afnemend in belang gepresenteerd. 50+ Writing Resources and Top 10 Self-Publishing Tips. How to write a one-page synopsis. I've never met a writer who enjoyed writing a synopsis.

How to write a one-page synopsis

Content & Copy Tips. The 50 most useful Idioms and their Meaning - A list on 1 page. Commonly used Idioms Idiom: a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language Every language has its own collection of wise sayings.

The 50 most useful Idioms and their Meaning - A list on 1 page

They offer advice about how to live and also transfer some underlying ideas, principles and values of a given culture / society. These sayings are called "idioms" - or proverbs if they are longer. These combinations of words have (rarely complete sentences) a "figurative meaning" meaning, they basically work with "pictures". Smart Idioms. Academic Witing. - Vous êtes le red-en-chef. How to Create a Zaption Tour.

Writing tips

MWB Rijmwoordenboek. – Be a publisher. SmallWorld: Ultimate Guide to Creative Writing Resources for Students. Creative writing: that's my thing.

SmallWorld: Ultimate Guide to Creative Writing Resources for Students

I love to teach it, I love to do it, I love to read about it. Creative writing often gets shoved aside, playing second fiddle to report and essay writing. I hear parents lament often that "My kid hates to write! " But the vast majority of kids do, in fact, like to write. They just may not know it because they have only known the world of report writing. In teaching creative writing classes at our homeschooling co-op and, of course, with my own three kids, I have pinned and bookmarked dozens of resources for teaching creative writing at home or in a classroom. For more posts in the Ultimate Guides series, be sure to visit iHomeschool Network!

Inspiration Teaching Creative Writing: This is one of my most popular posts ever. A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit. However fabulous Creative Commons and Public Domain content may be, sometimes you really need to use copyrighted material.

A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit

Say you plan to comment on popular media or current events. For instance, you may be planning to critique the portrayal of Native Americans in commercial films. You are going to want to “quote” some commercial films like Pocahontas, Lone Ranger, and Dances with Wolves. If you are reviewing a book, you may want to share its cover art. You may use copyrighted content without asking permission if you believe that your use falls under the doctrine known as Fair Use. In general, when you transform original content, repurpose it, and add value to it in your own remix, you may be able to claim the use fair.

According to American University’s Center for Media and Social Impact, these two tests or questions help you plan whether to use the copyrighted work of others without asking permission: Rewriting – A Checklist for Authors. 30 questions to ask when you're rewriting your novel Taken from Writers Write -How to write a book.

Rewriting – A Checklist for Authors

Join our Writers Write course. Storify · Make the web tell a story. Books, articles, & reference. Common Reporting Standard (CRS) nieuwe standaard financiële sector. The greatest site in all the land! The greatest site in all the land! Writing Letters. Writing. Magnoto - Freestyle Blogging & Website Building - Home of Magnoto.