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Front Matter Podcast: What it is and Why it is Important

Front Matter Podcast: What it is and Why it is Important

Maybe you've flipped through the first few pages of a book and wondered what all that information is about, or maybe you've always just skipped those pages. All the material that appears at the front of a book before the actual content is called front matter, and it actually contains some very important information! To learn more about front matter, please listen to our podcast.
Grant Writing Podcast: What is it?

Grant Writing Podcast: What is it?

You need funding for your project, but where will the money come from? A grant, of course! Every year, governments, private foundations, and public corporations award billions of dollars in grants to individuals and organizations for specific projects. Grant writing is an extensive process that can take weeks, or even months, depending on the type of grant you are applying for. To learn more about the grant writing process, please listen to our podcast.
How to Become a Writer: 12 Baby Steps to Help You Reach Your Goal

How to Become a Writer: 12 Baby Steps to Help You Reach Your Goal

The journey to becoming an author can be long and arduous. Take these few baby steps to learn how to become a writer and start off on the right foot.
How to Copyright a Book

How to Copyright a Book

Once you've written a story, there are many ways it can be delivered to the world. In this article, we'll look at how to copyright a book.
How to Copyright a Book Podcast

How to Copyright a Book Podcast

This podcast examines the realities of copyrighting when using traditional publishing methods. Rights and subsidiary rights, such as paperback reprinting rights and first rights, which may be requested with the offer to publish, are detailed.
How to Improve Essay Writing Skills

How to Improve Essay Writing Skills

If you've been told time and time again that you express great ideas in your essay writing but your writing needs polishing, you aren't alone. The following tips will help improve your writing skills and turn you into a great writer.
How to Reduce Wordiness

How to Reduce Wordiness

Do you find yourself writing sentences that are far too long? Have you ever re-read a sentence and struggled to finish it in one breath? If so, you may be suffering from something called prolixity, or in laymen’s terms, wordiness. Our editors suggest several ways to help you avoid wordiness and increase quality.
How to Research a Term Paper

How to Research a Term Paper

When embarking on a research paper or term paper, think of yourself as a detective. You will not only search for information, but also delve into the whys and wherefores behind the subject material, seeking to provide elucidation through your written analysis.
How to Research a Term Paper Podcast

How to Research a Term Paper Podcast

You have attended class all semester, and it is finally time to write your final essay. However, with so much information and so many potential topics, it can be hard to get started and stay organized. This podcast will help you understand how to go about choosing a topic, conducting research, and finding sources.
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