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Australian Manual of Style goes online

Can infinitives be split?a                                  When do you use a pie graph?b                                          Can ‘Earth’ be preceded by ‘the’?c       What order should adjectives appear in?d  All these questions of writing style and presentation – as well as up-to-date, research-based advice ...

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Frustration: The essence of good writing?

Everyone in academia can empathise with that feeling of frustration that accompanies lengthy writing tasks, such as theses, journal chapters and edited books. Words, phrases and syntactical choices are pored over; paragraphs are experimented with, adapted and sometimes cast away; ...

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