If you are considering submitting a research grant application, there are some secrets to success that you should know. First, make sure that your proposal is well organized and that all the required information is included. Second, be sure to tailor your proposal to the specific funding opportunity that you are applying to. Third, be prepared to provide documentation of your research project and explain how it will benefit society. Fourth, be succinct in your writing and make sure that your proposal is easy to read.
16 Tips for authors using social media to promote their work
One of the most challenging aspects of being an author is promoting your work. However, with a few savvy social media tips, you can help spread the word about your books and increase visibility for your work.
There are a variety of social media platforms authors can use to connect with readers and promote their work. Before getting started, it’s important to understand the different platforms and how they can be used to reach your target audience.
3 Types of academic editors
There are three types of academic editors: developmental, copy, and substantive. Developmental editors work with authors to improve the overall quality of their work, including organization, clarity, grammar, and style. Copy editors focus on grammar, punctuation, spelling, and syntax. Substantive editors check for accuracy in terms of facts and sources.
Welcome new members to TAA: June 2022
With membership in TAA, you are not alone. You become part of a diverse community of textbook and academic authors with similar interests and goals. We are pleased to announce the addition of nine new TAA members who joined us in June 2022.
Welcome new members to TAA: May 2022
With membership in TAA, you are not alone. You become part of a diverse community of textbook and academic authors with similar interests and goals. We are pleased to announce the addition of 16 new TAA members who joined us in May 2022.
Most useful textbook and academic posts of the week: May 27, 2022
Do you start your day writing? Ernest Hemingway once said, “I wake up in the morning and my mind starts making sentences, and I have to get rid of them fast — talk them or write them down.”
Writing, especially academic writing, requires capturing new ideas, doing so at the right time for creative development, and then formatting those ideas into content worthy of publication. As our articles from around the web highlight this week, that can seem simple, but be a lot of work.
As you go forward into the week ahead, look for ways to ensure that you get your ideas down. Happy writing!