How to find a new frame for the project, identify your audiences, figure out what need to be cut and added, and construct the strong narrative arc necessary to turn it from a dissertation into a scholarly book.
In this second part of our series on reviewer comments, we explain how to decipher conflicting advice in academic peer reviewer reports and how to decide which reviewer suggestions to follow.
Open access publishing makes our work accessible, but many worry whether it will "count." Here's how to decide whether open access is right for your piece.
Social media is a great way to do academic book promotion. Here's how to create a social media plan that fits your resources, time, and goals for your book.
A great index is a work of art, helping readers find what they need. Here are 5 things professional book indexers wish authors knew about the process.
Rejection is never fun. But understanding how conference and journal article rejection works lets you give your research the best chance possible.
There are some stubborn myths out there about academic peer review (Can grad students review? Should reviews be nice or mean? Is there universal criteria?). Here we debunk several and clarify the role of peer review in the publishing process.
Academic collaborations can help you meet your career goals if approached right. Learn how to choose the best partners to work with on projects.
Once you've decided on your partners for collaborative research, you'll need to find projects that meet your collective goals. Here's how to identify them.