Writing Successful Academic Books - Anthony Haynes (Paperback)

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A practical guide to both writing and getting published, written by an expert in academic publishing.

Product Details

Barcode
9780521730747
Department
Books
Released
25 Mar 2010
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Anthony Haynes
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Language
English
Number of Pages
192
Dimensions
215 x 137 x 10mm (272g)

Annotation

"'Publish or perish' is a well-established adage in academia. Never has the pressure on academics to publish been greater. Yet the prospect of writing a book can seem daunting, while the business of getting it published may be mystifying. Written by an expert in academic publishing, Writing Successful Academic Books provides a practical guide to both writing and getting published. It covers all stages of academic authorship from developing the initial idea for a book through to post-publication issues, showing how to avoid the common pitfalls and achieve academic and professional success through publication. Full of real life examples, including a sample book proposal, the book covers everything you need to know to build up an authorial career. This is an invaluable guide for academic authors - prospective or established - in all disciplines"--Provided by publisher.

Summary

'Publish or perish' is a well-established adage in academia. Never has the pressure on academics to publish been greater. Yet the prospect of writing a book can seem daunting, while the business of getting it published may be mystifying. Written by an expert in academic publishing, Writing Successful Academic Books provides a practical guide to both writing and getting published. It covers all stages of academic authorship from developing the initial idea for a book through to post-publication issues, showing how to avoid the common pitfalls and achieve academic and professional success through publication. Full of real life examples, including a sample book proposal, the book covers everything you need to know to build up an authorial career. This is an invaluable guide for academic authors – prospective or established – in all disciplines.

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General Subject
Media Studies
BISAC Subject 1
Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing
BIC Classification 1
Technical writing
BIC Classification 2
Educational: English language: reading & writing skills
BIC Classification 3
linguistics
BIC Classification 4
Creative writing & creative writing guides
Library Subject 1
Authorship
Library Subject 2
Academic writing
Library Subject 3
Scholarly publishing
Dewey Classification
808.066 808.02
Readership
Professional & Vocational

Author Bio

Anthony Haynes is Director of The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd and a Visiting Professor at Beijing Normal University.