How to Write for a General Audience: A Guide for Academics who Want to Share Their Knowledge with the World and Have Fun Doing it

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American Psychological Association, Jan 1, 2007 - Education - 286 pages
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This work shows academics how to communicate their ideas effectively to a wider audience. With humor and personal anecdotes, she provides practical information on coming up with ideas for articles and books, beating procrastination, and writing effective, jargon-free prose. Most academics know little about the business end of publishing. In this book, they'll find helpful tips on locating a publisher, pitching an idea, working with editors, negotiating a book contract, and promoting one's finished product.

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Contents

How Narrative
75
Working With Other Writers
97
How to Write and Submit
181
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Kendall-Tackett is a health psychologist. A research associate at the Family Research Laboratory and a Research Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire, she is also a fellow of the American Psychological Association.

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