ERIC Number: EJ1111213
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
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Writing a Book from Your Dissertation: Seven Stages
Pane, Debra M.
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v28 n3 p53-57 Sum 2016
The purpose of this Writer's Forum is to share seven stages for writing a book from your dissertation: relinquishing control of your dissertation; selecting and working with your publisher; defining and writing for your audience; revising and drafting your dissertation into a book; securing and using feedback; including front matter, back matter, and purpose; and submitting a final copy to your publisher. This Writer's Forum explores obstacles that may prevent you from tackling the goal of writing a book from your dissertation. It also provides encouragement to embark on the journey of writing a book from your dissertation.
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Books, Doctoral Dissertations, Writing Processes, Audience Awareness, Revision (Written Composition), Feedback (Response)
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