She employs literature on writing studies, suggestions and comments from current and former editors and faculty members, and research on faculty productivity. Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: Writing, after all, is about more than word choice, grammar, and syntax.
View freely available titles: In the introduction, Belcher asks readers for suggestions and feedback—as well as for needed corrections.
It evolved while she was teaching, at the University of California, Los Angeles, a seminar-style course called Writing and Publishing the Academic Article. Writing, after all, is work. A Guide to Academic Publishing Success is a comprehensive workbook aimed at graduate students and junior faculty members in the humanities and social sciences who aspire to publish their work in peer-reviewed journals.
And Belcher admits that the best way to use her workbook is to begin with a piece of writing that has already been drafted: Yes, scores of books have been written on how to write for scholarly publication. What kind of author leaves whole paragraphs of their work untouched?
Because I have already sent her a rather substantial itemized list of corrections to be made and clarifications to be addressed in a future edition, which I trust will be forthcoming, I need not comment on textual imperfections here.
Belcher dissects abstracts, introductions, and literature reviews, all the while reinforcing the value of effective revision. But I know of no other handbook that focuses on this particular genre of academic writing in such a thorough and, therefore, useful manner.
Gump bio Wendy Laura Belcher. Readers are expected to engage both with the text—writing on its pages, answering its questions, completing its activities—and with other writers during the twelve-week commitment. That Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks is presented as a workbook envision pages the dimensions of letter-size paper is quite fitting.
Enlightening is being able to see pieces of works-in-progress coupled with the final versions: Writing, after all, is a social act.
Belcher writes in a direct and purposeful manner, anticipating the questions and concerns of novice writers for publication.
You are not currently authenticated. Examples from numerous fields and disciplines within the humanities and social sciences are aplenty, and most come from the work of former students. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: But reviewing a book that appears to accomplish its intentions so effectively is a real treat.
She clarifies; she cautions; she encourages; she motivates; she reassures.Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success (review) Steven E. Gump Journal of Scholarly Publishing, Volume 41, Number 2.
"Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks is the one book I would most recommend to inexperienced academic authors in the humanities or social sciences who seriously wish to see their scholarly work in print.
Other books may be quicker to read, but I doubt if any would ultimately prove to be as effective.".
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