A significant portion of the manuscript can be written before the project gets completed. Even if you start it early, it will help you in the documentation of methods and guide the analysis. While documentation, an important point to keep in mind is to focus on high visibility components which comprises of the title, abstract, tables and figures. Make sure you insert some important tables and figures in your manuscript, not only to display the major results, but also the basic methods, which indirectly provides a better understanding to the reader. The next most important thing to develop a systematic approach to the body of the paper is a standard framework to write an introduction, methods, discussion and conclusion, which is quite easy for the reader to read. A structured, organized manuscript is passed and further analyzed by the experts, hence it is a good practice to include frequent sub-headings and consistent labels which makes the paper easy to read. Listed below are some of the ways to make an effective manuscript:
- Start as early as possible
Writing a good research is a complex task, it takes a lot of time and research to make it effective, make sure you start early so that you can manage to finish it on time. It requires creativity and quiet reflection to express your topic in your words, so that it can be easier for others to understand your research.
- Focusing on high visibility components
It is important to include all the important points and make sure you write all the sub-headings and labels to make the manuscript more effective and readable. Ensure your manuscript has the proper title, figures and table, so that results can be directly compared with the previous results, that will help to notice where the improvisations have been done.
- Developing a systematic approach
Make sure your manuscript follows the proper format, provided by the institution and generally APA format is preferred.