The road to academic success is paved with stylish academic writing | Impact of Social Sciences

The road to academic success is paved with stylish academic writing | Impact of Social Sciences.

This is sort of a post script to my last blog where I invited you to try this author’s neat little tool for analysing writing. Readers may be interested in a piece she wrote for the LSE Journal which is introduced as follows:

Treat academic writing not as a set of inviolable rules but as a series of stylistic choices, writes Helen Sword, who has found that a conversational yet authoritative tone coupled with attention-getting titles, compelling openings, anecdotes and illustrations is the key to accessible, interesting academic work.


 

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