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Recently, I find that in the writers.SE, there is a academic tag. Its description says:

Writing texts in a scientific or educational setting: peer-reviewed articles, theses, text books, and others.

I think that it is completely overlap with this academia.SE site. So if I have a question about writing, which site will I get the best answers if I ask in? Can I cross-duplicate my question to get the best from both worlds?

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I think that Writers.SE is a better place to ask about general style and grammar, while Academia.SE is a better place to ask about substance and academic customs.

There's a big grey area where a question might legitimately be asked on either (e.g., these two questions on active vs. passive voice). Do not however, post a question on both: that is considered a Bad Thing on SE sites. Pick the one you think will give you the best answer, and your question can be migrated to the other if necessary.

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When it comes to academic writing, several SE sites other than Academia.SE might give you a good answer, at least in principle: Writers.SE or, even, for the usage of English, ELU.SE and ELL.SE.

I'm a bit hesitating, however, in suggesting to ask there questions about academic writing in technical fields (in case you are from a technical field) because I have the impression that there are not many academics who participate in the sites I've listed, especially from technical fields.

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