Facts, no Fiction

Lazy Fox by Maija Karala (Eurwentala at DeviantArt)

Popularizing science has become increasingly popular among researchers. Not only is it important to share the knowledge, but it may also help to find funding, if the general public comes to understand the significance of the research. A professional science journalist is driven by the love of science and telling about it. Popular articles on […]

Non-profit Publications – What Are They?

Do you need more than an editor to make a publication?

My home country, Finland, is sometimes called the promised land of associations. We have approximately 135 000 registered associations with a population of 5 million. It perhaps illustrates this nation’s eagerness to formalize even the grass root activities. Many of these associations also publish their own magazines or periodicals. Very often this publication is the result […]

The Secret to an Efficient First Edit

Editing ad infinitum - How Do You Survive?

  Congratulations! You’ve just completed your novel, thesis or other long and demanding writing effort. Now it is the time to make sure the finished work will shine. Every advice in the blogosphere tells you that this is the most important part of the process of writing. And they are quite right. You should invest […]

Editing for Writers

Editing in a nutshell

Nutshells are for cracking, so let’s crunch! Editing is something you either love or hate. I like it so much I’ve made it my job…  Even if you’re not as enthusiastic as I am, it’s one of the most important phases in creating a text. There’s really no going around it – you can’t opt […]

ABC of the Perfect Article

ABC of the Perfect Article

  The story of all stories, the one that will give you the Pulitzer prize? Or just make an editor buy your idea? Get the ABC of the perfect article. A – Amazing Idea It’s as simple as that. A perfect story begins with a perfect idea. Anything less of amazing is not acceptable. Because, if you […]