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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 Eliminate Wordiness
How to Eliminate 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 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 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.

How to Set Up a Lab Report
How to Set Up a Lab Report

In this installment of our Lab Reports and Scientific Papers series, we shift the focus to lab report formatting and the overall organization of information.

How to Write a Book Proposal Podcast
How to Write a Book Proposal Podcast

How does one go about writing a book proposal? Writing a book proposal can be tricky. In this podcast, the editors at Scribendi.com explain what a book proposal is and offer tips on how to write a book proposal for fiction.

How to Write a Book Report
How to Write a Book Report

Writing a book report can be a difficult task that requires you to deal with a large amount of information in a relatively small space. But don't be discouraged—in this article we outline how to prepare for your book report and in our later article we discuss how to write a book report.

How to Write a Character Sketch
How to Write a Character Sketch

The editors at Scribendi outline the key components involved in writing a character sketch.

How to Write a Character Sketch Podcast
How to Write a Character Sketch Podcast

A character sketch is a quick rendering of a character, and writing a sketch is about asking and answering questions. In order to write a character sketch, you must ask yourself questions about your character. Only you, as the author, can answer these questions. In this podcast, our manuscript editors recommend prompts to get you thinking about who your character is so that you can write a clear and concise sketch.

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