ERIC Number: ED423749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Writing for Professional Publication. Keys to Academic and Business Success.
Henson, Kenneth T.
This book provides practical help for people writing for publication, especially for those writing for professional journals or university presses. Chapters cover the following topics: (1) reasons for writing; (2) finding topics; (3) getting started; (4) writing style; (5) organizing articles; (6) using journals, libraries, surveys, and action research; (7) common errors in writing for journals; (8) communicating with journal editors; (9) questions writers ask; (10) getting book contracts; (11) planning the writing process; (12) grant proposal writing; and (13) using the computer. Sixteen appendices provide such information as preferences of journals in various disciplines, understanding book contracts, sample publication guidelines, sample call for manuscripts, sample of article using systematic research method, sample of survey questionnaire, writing workshops, university presses, and a sample proposal for funding. A glossary is included. (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, Higher Education, Professional Development, Research Methodology, Scholarly Journals, Writing for Publication, Writing Improvement, Writing Processes
Allyn & Bacon, 160 Gould St., Needham Heights, MA 02194-2315; Tel: 781-455-1250; Fax: 781-455-1220; Web site: http://www.abacon.com ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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