Becoming an Author / Edition 1

Becoming an Author / Edition 1

by David Canter, Gavin Fairbairn
     
 

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,… See more details below

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)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

1Publishing without perishing1
2The author's journey10
3Varieties of publication23
4Beyond the blank page34
5The importance of style51
6The importance of structure73
7Using illustration90
8Moral authorship : responsibilities and rights101
9Writing for journals117
10The journal process129
11Newspapers and other forms of publication143
12Doing a book155
13From idea to reality : a book's journey to print163
14Changing media187
Postscript : becoming an academic author194

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