Resources: Authors

Seven Ways to Stay Awake
Seven Ways to Stay Awake

Do you find yourself falling asleep in situations where you shouldn’t, perhaps during class or a business meeting? In this podcast, we suggest various tricks, such as stretching, to help you stay awake!

How to Write a Book Review Podcast
How to Write a Book Review Podcast

When writing a book review, it is important to know the difference between a review and a report or summary—reviewing means discussing the strengths and weaknesses of a book. This podcast details ways to keep your review critical and how to support your argument.

Top 10 Quotes About Editing
Top 10 Quotes About Editing

Whether you love the editing process or struggle through it, these 10 editing quotes are sure to inspire!

Finding Time to Write Podcast
Finding Time to Write Podcast

Whether you work a second job, go to school, have a family, or all three, it can be hard to find the time to write. In this podcast, Scribendi.com editors provide time management techniques to help you maintain a schedule and keep you on top of your writing goals.

Editing vs. Proofreading
Editing vs. Proofreading

Scribendi's infographic about the difference between editing and proofreading.

Editing Versus Proofreading Podcast
Editing Versus Proofreading Podcast

If you are looking for professional help with your writing, it is important to know what you need help with. The differences between editing and proofreading are outlined in this podcast. Knowing these differences will help you obtain the most appropriate service.

Editing Tips—Making Comparisons Podcast
Editing Tips—Making Comparisons Podcast

As part of the Editing Tips series, this podcast gives suggestions about how to make comparisons in academic writing in order to give your reader all the necessary information. Tips and examples of how to avoid a phantom comparison are supplied to help ensure the clarity of your writing.

Ebook Publishing Podcast
Ebook Publishing Podcast

We belong to a generation that values having knowledge at its fingertips. Innovations, such as the Ebook, have provided alternatives to the traditional methods of receiving documents (or written text). If you are looking to publish your work, this podcast will outline some advantages and disadvantages of Ebook publishing.

Back Matter Podcast
Back Matter Podcast

A book does not always end with the story. The last few pages at the back of a novel may contain what is known "as back mater," or, in plain terms, a discussion on some aspect of the book. If you are interested in the different elements of back matter, this podcast will be a helpful resource.

Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing
Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing

One of the most often quoted axioms is “Show, don’t tell.” The idea is to keep students from explaining the story, that is, to stop them from using telling writing and use showing writing instead. I have compiled ten tips that actually show you how to avoid telling writing.

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