Writing successful academic books

'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...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Haynes, Anthony
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2010
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. Becoming an Author: 1. Foundations
  • 2. Contexts
  • 3. Getting commissioned
  • 4. Contracts and agents
  • Part II. Writing the Text: 5. Processes (I)
  • 6. Processes (II)
  • 7. Craft; 8. Dissertations
  • Part III. Managing the Project: 9. Time
  • 10. People
  • 11. Next
  • Appendix A. Proposal guidelines
  • Appendix B. Sample book proposal
  • Appendix C. Guide to contracts