Now in its second edition, this international best-selling book has been revised and updated. It focuses on helping people overcome some of the most common obstacles to successful publication. Lack of time? An unconscious fear of rejection? Conflicting priorities? In this book Abby Day explains how to overcome these obstacles and create publishable papers for journals most likely to publish them.
|Publisher:||Ashgate Publishing Ltd|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||2 MB|
About the Author
Abby Day is the author and co-author of several books about publishing and funding and her 'How to Get Published' workshops are popular events in colleges and universities worldwide. With an MA and PhD in the sociology of religion, she also pursues her own research and publishing in that discipline. She is a Trustee of the British Sociological Association with responsibility for its publishing portfolio.
Table of ContentsContents: Preface. Part One Setting Your Objectives: Introduction; Why publish?; Why not publish?; A sense of purpose; So what?; Making sense of the literature. Part Two Knowing Your Audience: Who are the editors and reviewers?; Through the reader's eyes; Targeting journals. Part Three From Draft to Print: Seven days to a finished paper; Writing the draft; Points of style; Managing the process; Keeping it going. References; Index.