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The Quick Fix Guide to Academic Writing

1st Edition

How to Avoid Big Mistakes and Small Errors

Phillip C. Shon
eISBN-13: 9781526426901

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Whether you’re writing a paper, essay, assignment, or dissertation, this short and punchy book helps you improve your writing skills through minimal effort.


Providing you with a quick set of writing rules to follow, this tried and tested guide uses a unique and easy to follow grid-based system.  Packed with advice on understanding (big and little) common errors made in academic writing, it helps you identify patterns in your own writing and demonstrates how to reshape or re-evaluate them - and raise your writing game in any academic context. 


How-to tutorials include:

Synthesizing and critiquing literature – and using your coding sheet to develop critical arguments 
Shaping abstracts, introductions, discussions, and conclusions – to improve the logic and structure of your writing
Applying lessons-learned to future projects, whatever format of academic writing.

Save time and improve your grades, with this essential quick fix guide!




The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips and resources for study success!

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ISBNs 9781526405890, 9781526405890, 9781526405890, 9781526405883, 9781526426901, 9781526426925, 1526426900
Language English
Number of Pages 152
Edition 1st