For each sentence you write, ask yourself which information is conveyed by it to the
Do not write about what made you most effort. This is not interesting for the
Do not be unspecific if you know the precise number. If you evaluate 58 instances
and your code fails to solve 6, than write it fails on 6 instances and not
"on a few".
In general world like "often", "seldom", "many", "few", "usually" are not particular
If you put a table or diagram into your text, describe what the reader is expected
to learn from it, e.g. which statement is support by this and why.
It is not the job of the reader to find out themselves.
If there are strange numbers in your table or funny bends in your figures explain
them even if they are not part of what you want to show. You should not leave the
reader wonder what the meaning of it is.
Make sure your citations are complete and correct.
Make it is clear what you are citing and what is your contribution. Whenever there
is no reference you claim this as your contribution. And even if you have thought
of it yourself, still check whether there was somebody before.
If you write about some problem, explain the motivation. Why are you trying to solve
this problem. In contrast to mountains there is an unlimited number of problems.
So "it was there" is not a good enough motivation most of the times.