Academic writing can be a confusing thing. It can be a frightening thing. It is often poorly done. There are lots of books with tips for writing well — over the summer we’ll look at a few of those resources and point out some helpful online resources as well.
To start with, here is a long-but-helpful blog post on academic writing by a person who worked in academic publishing. I plan to work through the tips on this page while working on my own academic writing this summer. Happy reading!