Writing for Publication: Rationale, Process and Pitfalls
Keywords:academic publishing, stress, learned helplessness, publish or perish.
AbstractThis article presents a rationale for publishing in an academic setting beyond perish-avoidance. In addition, the process of submitting an article for publication, major pitfalls in preparing a manuscript for publication consideration, and suggestions for overcoming problems encountered during manuscript preparation are discussed. The applicability of many of the ideas to practitioners in professional settings is also discussed.
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