“Top Ten Mistakes” Now Available!

25 Oct


I have finally completed my little booklet “Top Ten Mistakes Students Screen Shot 2014-10-24 at 6.00.51 AMMake on Research Papers — and How to Avoid Them!”  As both an undergrad and graduate professor, I’ve read scores (if not hundreds) of research papers.  Some of them were, well, just awful, and reminded me of papers I had written during my years of education.  Others were outstanding and needed to get published!

What makes the difference between the two kinds of research paper?  There are many factors, of course, but one factor concerns grammar and form mistakes most of us make.  I’ve discussed the Top Ten of these along with practical suggestions as to how to avoid them.

Screen Shot 2014-10-03 at 2.25.54 PMThe first ten people that enter a comment on my blog (and provide me a mailing address) will receive a FREE COPY of “Top Ten Mistakes.”  For those who wish to order a copy, a payment of $5 to our PayPal account ( will get you one sent first class to the address you provide.


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6 responses to ““Top Ten Mistakes” Now Available!

  1. Yim Cheung

    October 25, 2014 at 11:39 am

    It sounds like a very helpful booklet. It would be great to have one!

    3620 Windy Ridge, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

  2. Jacqueline G. Crawford

    October 25, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Jacqueline Crawford Re: Book “Top Ten Mistakes”
    I have been anxiously awaiting for the release of this book. It sounds like a must have for me to make it through Graduate School.

    Jacqueline G. Crawford, 7445 Monticello Road Apt. 517B, Columbia, SC 29203

  3. Melina Rabon

    October 27, 2014 at 11:44 am

    I would love a copy of this book since I am working on a research paper right now!

    Address: SSM Dean’s Office

  4. Rodney La Salvia

    October 28, 2014 at 11:57 am

    I’m always looking forward for you comments and insights. This book sounds very helpful. Thanks for your insights and cartoons too. I miss the table tennis matches while I was in CIU. Greetings from Caracas, Venezuela

  5. Dr. Larry Dixon

    November 3, 2014 at 5:56 am

    Rodney: How good to hear from you! I miss our matches as well. I have one undergrad who is quite proficient — and he gives me a good workout. How goes the work in Venezuela? Invite me to do some meetings sometime! Blessings. Dr. D.

  6. Richard Ehrhardt

    August 25, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    Well I am about to embark on writing a research paper and I have been told this book could be of great help. I need all I can get. Address PO Box 251 CIU thanks Richard Ehrhardt


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