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If you format your manuscript according to the APA Manual, you must not use the pluralis auctoris. Use a plural pronoun only if the manuscript has two or more authors. If it is written by one single author, use the first person singular pronoun. According to the APA Style Blog, a translation is considered a paraphrase. It is therefore presented without ...


What about forfeiting pointing out it's "own translation" and going with generic "Translation by [your name]" same as for all other translations?


I definitely wouldn't write it the way you have in the question - that was really hard to figure out. First off, I'd chose different words to make it clearer what's dialogue and what's narration. Then I think I'd break the section up with more narration. Something like: X frowned at Y, clearly tired of the conversation already. "Fine. I'll say it once ...


I'll assume the first three words (then he said) introduce A's speech. If so, move them outside the quotation marks and follow with a comma. Then he said, "…" If A's speech continues over multiple paragraphs, start each paragraph with double quotes to indicate the continuation: Then he said, "'I like apples,' said character B. "'I prefer ...


Doreen, in response to your comment that you simply want to emphasize the year in your prose because it's important to whatever point you're making, then this is a matter of style. Using your example sentence, you can strengthen the saliency of the year the conclusion was made by giving it it's own sentence if you're going to follow with other years in ...


If the author's name is already used in the sentence (as in your example), the correct styling following APA (American Psychological Association) for in-text citations would be: The literature has made substantial strides towards identifying causal effects of X on Y and J. Miller (2010) has concluded "..." (p. 23). I'm assuming from the way ...


I don't like the literature making strides. How about Researchers have made substantial strides toward identifying causal effects of X on y. J Miller (2010) has concluded . . . It's always better to have human beings occupying the subject slot -- much more powerful construction --

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