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- DescriptionWriting for publication is a daunting and time-consuming task for many academics. And yet the pressure for academics to publish has never been greater. This book demystifies the process of writing academic papers, showing readers what good papers look like and how they can be written. Offering a research-informed understanding of the contemporary challenges of writing for publication, this book gives practical advice for overcoming common obstacles such as finding a topic, targeting journals, and finding the time to write. The author offers a range of helpful writing strategies, making this an invaluable handbook for academics at all stages of their career, from doctoral students to early career researchers and even experienced academics. The third edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect the changing landscape of academic writing, including the most recent research and theory on writing across the disciplines. Drawing on her extensive experience of running writing workshops and working closely with academics on developing writing, Rowena Murray offers practical and tested strategies for good academic writing. New to the third edition: Advice on how to use social media to promote your publications More examples from different disciplines and journals More advice on how to tackle writer's block Extended end-of-chapter checklists New evidence that these strategies really work!
- Author BiographyRowena Murray is Professor of Education at the University of the West of Scotland, UK.
- Author(s)Rowena Murray
- PublisherOpen University Press
- Date of Publication01/09/2013
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationMilton Keynes
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOpen University Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight820 g
- Width61 mm
- Height91 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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