Writing Articles, Chapters, and Books: What You Need to Know
This workshop guides you through the process of preparing, writing, and submitting a manuscript to a journal; responding to peer reviews; and other steps associated with publishing an article. You will learn how to identify an appropriate journal for submission and strategies to avoid submitting to a predatory journal. Standards associated with writing for publication are included. The workshop also describes the process of preparing a chapter for a book and writing a book, including the prospectus, finding a potential publisher, working with chapter authors (for an edited book), and other steps through publication. Participants should bring laptops.
1. Describe the process of preparing, writing, and submitting a manuscript to a journal.
2. Examine the peer review process and responding to reviews, avoiding predatory journals, and other strategies for success as an author.
3. Identify guidelines for writing a chapter and steps in preparing a book (edited versus non edited).