Writing Your Way to Success: Finding Your Own Voice in Academic Publishing / Edition 1by Susan M. Drake, Glen A. Jones
Pub. Date: 06/30/1997
Publisher: New Forums Press
There are many books available that will guide the academic to substantive academic writing. However, approximately 85% of publications are written by 15% of the academic population. Many academics experience the writing process as very difficult and painful, and give up writing rather than trying to surmount the obstacles. Writing Your Way to Success takes a fresh look at the publishing game and offers tried and true strategies that allowed two new academics to experience publishing success. It certainly will help you too!
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
PART I: Getting Ready to Go It Alone.
Chapter 1: Are You a Born Freelancer?
Chapter 2: Understanding the Realities of Working for Yourself.
Chapter 3: Making the Decision to Freelance.
Chapter 4: Laying the Groundwork for Your New Life.
PART II: Opening Your Doors for Business.
Chapter 5: Forming Your Company.
Chapter 6: Organizing Your Office.
Chapter 7: Budgeting Your Time.
Chapter 8: Building an Extended Staff.
PART III: Bringing Your Work to Life.
Chapter 9: Creating a Professional Image.
Chapter 10: Finding Clients.
Chapter 11: Landing Business with Advertising and PR.
Chapter 12: Evaluating Jobs and Projects.
Chapter 13: Managing Client Relationships.
Chapter 14: Staying Current.
PART IV: Managing Your Money.
Chapter 15: Budgeting and Accounting.
Chapter 16: Setting Rates and Collecting Fees.
Chapter 17: Paying Taxes.
Chapter 18: Securing Insurance.
Chapter 19: Investing for the Future.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Handle Stress and Prevent Burnout.
Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Balancing Your Work and Personal Life.
Chapter 22: Ten Things Clients Want Most from You.
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