Punctuation Rules

The basics Punctuation marks are symbols which organise the structure of written language, and indicate intonation and pauses to be observed when…


Choosing A Dissertation Title

Highlighting your topic One of the most important steps in the writing process is choosing a a dissertation title that does justice to your work. The…


Structuring Your Dissertation

Writing a dissertation for the first time may appear a challenging prospect.  However once broken down into stages it should seem more manageable.…


Writing A Compelling Dissertation Abstract

Importance of a dissertation abstract The dissertation abstract of your research project needs to be well-organised, as you will have a limited word…


Tips For Writer’s Block

Procrastination 1. Try going old school with pen and paper. Sometimes typing on the computer feels intimidating. Old-fashioned pen and paper…


Common Idioms And Their Meanings

English is a complex language with many subtleties and variations. Anyone learning English may find certain phrases that do not mean what they appear…


How To Carry Out Manuscript Proofreading

Proofreading your manuscript Proofreading is not basic or simple. Nor should it be done rapidly; manuscript proofreading ought to be continuous all…


6 Steps For Writing A Novel

Writing a novel Writing a novel for the first time as any author will tell you can be extremely challenging and daunting. The toughest part is often…