The Resource How to write for a general audience : a guide for academics who want to share their knowledge with the world and have fun doing it, Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett

How to write for a general audience : a guide for academics who want to share their knowledge with the world and have fun doing it, Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett

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How to write for a general audience : a guide for academics who want to share their knowledge with the world and have fun doing it
Title
How to write for a general audience
Title remainder
a guide for academics who want to share their knowledge with the world and have fun doing it
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this book, Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett shows academics how to communicate their ideas effectively to a wider audience. With humor and personal anecdotes, she provides practical information on coming up with ideas for articles and books; beating procrastination; and writing effective, jargon-free prose. Readers will find helpful tips on locating a publisher, pitching an idea, working with editors, negotiating a book contract, and promoting their finished product. The simple editing techniques suggested here will dramatically improve their writing and make writing more fun."--BOOK JACKET
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808/.02
Index
index present
LC call number
PN145
LC item number
.K38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
APA Life Tools
Label
How to write for a general audience : a guide for academics who want to share their knowledge with the world and have fun doing it, Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-269) and index
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Contents
Getting started : from idea to first draft -- Finding time to write : time management for writers -- Why we bore : the seven deadly sins of academic writers -- The art of the story : how narrative nonfiction can add interest to your writing -- Working with other writers and writers' groups -- Preparing your final manuscript for submission -- The "E" word : working well with editors -- Writing articles for magazines, newsletters, and web sites -- Selling your book idea : how to find a publisher -- How to write and submit a book proposal -- Sign on the dotted line : an overview of book contracts -- Book promotion I : working with a publicist and the media -- Book promotion II : seminars and web marketing
Control code
000041381405
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xiv, 286 p.
Isbn
9780979212536
Lccn
2007010275
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.b24513738
System control number
  • rm24513738
  • (OCoLC)86090358

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