Ten Simple Rules for Writing Research Paper

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RUNNING HEAD: TEN SIMPLE RULES FOR WRITING RESEARCH PAPER Rules for Writing a Research Paper Gwendolyn Burnett Webster University Gern: 5690 Dr. Gray Graves December 07, 2014 Abstract Most everything that has to be done and done right follows some type of procedure, guideline or rule. This holds true in writing research papers as well. There are rules for writing research papers, Zhang focus on ten of those rules: This paper will emphasize on the process that guides writers to writing professional and successful papers. Good research is vital to writing a good paper. This process will include the attitude of the writer and the principles he/she should uphold to establish the foundation of a well written research paper (Zhang, 2014). Writing should have a” driving force where research and writing are paired; less is more, less paper but more information with more meaning, you should know your audience, the paper needs to make sense have logic, a research’s cornerstone is a complete paper, the paper should be to the point (concise) yet simple, use a thesaurus to keep the paper from being boring and present a creative paper, format paper correctly, your attitude towards your paper is important be honest with yourself, is the paper a good job, revise over and over and over again, or you ready to test your paper by the opinions of others, be ready to accept constructive criticism, confer with others on your work, don’t get personal with their opinions allow them to openly review your work and give positive feedback which leads to a good revision and successful paper (Zhang 2014). Solomon (2006) stated that besides that writers shouldn’t write as if to their selves, she states that it is very important to know who your audience is and what level or style of readers they are. Are they professional writers themselves? Are they instructors

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