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What to replace "the author" with

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HSMMaCM Fri 24-Jan-14 10:22:46

Can you refer to taytotayto (2014)?

tiredandsadmum Tue 21-Jan-14 21:07:04

I'm doing a PGCE (post compulsory) and often refer to I or my (eg class) or mine, so first person. I haven't yet been told that's not OK.

taytotayto Tue 21-Jan-14 20:56:02

I'm doing a nursing masters and was told by my head of department that I was marked down on a recent essay as I used "the author" when talking about myself in the essay. I then asked what should I use instead and was told to be imaginative ! Honestly...... What kind of help is that. So what can I use instead, can anyone give me some advice.

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