Academic writing is a complex activity with which you probably could use a little help. You’re not alone. After twenty years of experience in the field of academic training and coaching, we know can assure you that many scientists struggle with writing and we wrote this book for them. Of course, advice and support is helpful for novice writers. But experienced writers who want to write with more ease and pleasure can also benefit from our strategies and tips.
We want to reassure you that the process of writing academic texts can be learned, understood and applied with success. The same goes for anyone who has struggled with writing and who has kept postponing their writing because they feel they are not good at it, cannot find the time or hate to write endless versions before their paper is accepted.
No one can tell you exactly what’s going to work best for you. It is important that you develop a personal writing routine. With the help of all the tools, tips and tricks you will find in this book, we are confident that you will find the best way to start writing regularly and with pleasure.