Becoming an Author / Edition 1

Becoming an Author / Edition 1

by David Canter, Gavin Fairbairn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335202764

ISBN-13: 9780335202768

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Open University Press

This book demystifies all aspects of the move from being an effective student or active professional, to being published. The psychological and emotional barriers are examined as well as clarification of the best processes to get beyond them. The veil of confusion that surrounds the practicalities of publishing in academic journals, or entering the book market place,

Overview

This book demystifies all aspects of the move from being an effective student or active professional, to being published. The psychological and emotional barriers are examined as well as clarification of the best processes to get beyond them. The veil of confusion that surrounds the practicalities of publishing in academic journals, or entering the book market place, are drawn aside.

For students, academics and professionals who want to build their careers, their confidence and their personal satisfaction through publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335202768
Publisher:
Open University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

About the authors



Publishing without perishing

The author's journey


Varieties of publication

Beyond the blank page

The importance of style

The importance of structure

Using illustration

Moral authorship: Responsibilities and rights

Writing for journals

The journal process

Newspapers and other forms of publication

Doing a book

From idea to reality: a book's journey to print

Changing media

Postscript: Becoming an academic author



bibliography and references

Index

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