Becoming an author: advice for academics and other professionals
Open University Press, Apr 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 210 pages
Would you like to write for publication, but canít find the time or motivation to do so?
Do you already publish academically or professionally, and want to extend your portfolio of publications?
Would you like help in guiding your students as they set out on a career as published authors?
Becoming an Author provides an accessible and engaging toolkit for authors, students, academics and other professionals who want to build their careers, their confidence and their personal satisfaction through publication. It demystifies the move from being an effective student or active professional to being a published author, drawing aside the veils of confusion that surround the practicalities of publishing in academic journals, or entering the book market place.
The book takes the reader through the publishing process from planning and writing, through to contractual and ethical matters, discussing key issues such as:
The authorsí experience of publishing, editing and reviewing in a range of academic areas has allowed them to fill the book with real-life experiences about encountering and overcoming problems associated with becoming an author. It has also allowed them to address the psychological and emotional barriers that confront authors, and to offer practical help in getting past them.
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