Some useful references on more general issues
Bem, D. J. 1987. Writing the empirical journal article. In M. P. Zanna & J. M. Darley (Eds.), The compleat academic: A practical guide for the beginning social scientist (pp. 171-201). New York: Random House. (PDF)
Glasman-Deal, H. 2009. Science Research Writing: A Guide for Non-Native Speakers of English. London: Imperial College.
Webcorp (The web is your corpus)
Antconc (Win, MacOS, lINUX)
Web as a corpus (n-gram browser)
Microsoft n-gram tool (just for fun and interesting lists of most frequent 100k words based on bing data mining)
British Academic Written English Corpus (BAWE) Sketch engine gateway
Beautifulsoup parser (Python)
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