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Academic writing is intended for a critical and informed audience, based on closely investigated knowledge, and posits ideas or arguments.

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Quite a lot of answers here being quite defensive of writing in papers. While it is true that jargon is not necessarily bad, that papers aren't aimed at undergraduates and some concepts are just … difficult to get across, many papers are more difficult to read than is necessary. There are several things in the culture of science writing that tend to lead to complex sentence structures and …
answered May 30 '18 by Ian Sudbery
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To add to @Nate Eldredge's answer, my usual work flow is to do everything on a private repo, and then when I publish, move the things I want public over to a separate public repo. Your publisher may o …
answered Jun 29 '18 by Ian Sudbery
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word includes text-to-speech as part of the Word. I use it all the time. Stand alone text-to-speech software is available if you use something else for your writing. …
answered Jul 2 '18 by Ian Sudbery