Writing Tips #9

 Keep it simple

Good academic writing demystifies, and simplifies
complex ideas.
 If the water is dark the lake must be deep
(avoid such sentence in scientific/academic writing as it overcomplicates things)

This is not a mistake but a habit that could not fit into an academic writing. Malay culture tends to signify “round around the bush” kind of thing. We prefer theatrical over direct actions as the latter deemed inappropriate. So this habit has to change. Write in simple sentences and direct to the point.

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