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Academic Writing | Academic Publishing | Academic Editing | Academic Books | Grant Writing | Time Management & Productivity | Social Media for Academics | Tenure & Promotion | Dissertation Writing


Textbooks

Textbook Writing

So You Want to Write a Textbook? Lessons Learned and Advice Sought

Creative Self-Help for Textbook Authors

Author Q&A: Writing and Developing Your College Textbook (click for 30-sec clip)

10 Tips to Enhance Your Writing & Take the Stress Out of Polishing Your Work

Plan, Propose & Publish an Edited Book

Bringing Textbooks to Life: Strategies for Improving Student Engagement (click for 30-sec clip)

Textbook Authoring: Time-tested Tricks of the Trade

Strategies to Make Your Textbook Workflow More Efficient (click for 30-sec clip)

Textbook Authoring Basics, A Holistic Approach (click for 30-sec clip)

Making it Stick: Incorporating Cognitive Science Research into Textbook Elements (click for 30-sec clip)

Advancements in Accessibility = Opportunities for Authors

Tips for Writing an Effective Textbook: Developing Your Manuscript with Your Publisher (click for 30-sec clip)

Educational Publishing In Your Discipline

Placement Matters! The Multimedia Principle

A SAMR Approach to Designing and Authoring Better Assessment Exercises

Textbook Author Roundtable Q&A

Writing and Revising: The 20-Year Evolution of a Textbook (click for 30-sec clip)

Selecting A Successor to Write the Next Textbook Editions

Authoring Into Retirement: Too Much Invested to Quit?

The Business of Authoring

Joy Hakim: Textbooks Should Be Great Books!

Is Textbook Writing for You?

You Want to Write a Textbook? Here's How to Do It!

Textbook Publishing

The Digital Book Report 2016

Tips for Writing an Effective Textbook: Developing Your Manuscript with Your Publisher

Digital Book Report 2015

Effect of Bankruptcies on Authors

How to Raise Funds for Your Book Idea with Crowdfunding

The Four Paths to Publishing

The Digital Book Report 2014

How to Publish Your Own Textbook

Getting the Best-Looking Book: Best Production Practices for Authors

Making the Most of the Author-Editor Relationship: 
Insights from An Author & Editor

Contracts & Royalties

The Life Cycle of a Textbook: Psychological and Legal Challenges

Wanna Get Away? Maybe Now You Can: Parting with Your Publisher

20 Tips and 20 Questions for Your Next Textbook Deal (click for 30-sec clip)

Negotiating (or Renegotiating) Your Textbook Publishing Agreement: A Creative Focus on Business Terms (click for 30-sec clip)

What is a Textbook Royalty Audit and How Do I Know If I Need One? (click for 30-sec clip)

Textbook Contract Improvement Sessions

Contracts, Coauthors, and Other Mysteries

Contract Negotiation: E-books & E-rights

Don't Settle for a Publisher's Standard Contract: Terms You Can & Should Negotiate

Royalties: Are You Unknowingly Losing Money?

Royalty Q&A

The 10 Worst Legal Mistakes a Textbook or Academic Author Can Make

Taxes

The Business of Authoring

Tax Tips for Authors

Taxes and Authors: What You Should Know

Copyright

How Authors Can Navigate Successfully Through Copyright-Related Issues

What Big Data Could Mean to You

Marketing

Promoting Your Scholarship via Podcasting (It's Easier Than You Think!) - Part 1
Promoting Your Scholarship via Podcasting (It's Easier Than You Think!) - Part 2

Designing a Web Presence for Your Book (Beyond the Publisher Website) - Part 1
Designing a Web Presence for Your Book (Beyond the Publisher Website) - Part 2

32 Ways to Promote Your Book & Increase Sales

Marketing? You're Kidding Me! I'm an Academic! Marketing that Matters (Lessons from a Puffin) - Part 1 (click for 30-sec clip)
Marketing? You're Kidding Me! I'm an Academic! Marketing that Matters (Lessons from a Puffin) - Part 2 (click for 30-second clip)

Six Strategies for Using Social Media to Promote Your Writing (click for 30-sec clip)

The Art of Being Interviewed (click for 30-sec clip)

Strategic & Straightforward Ways to Market - Starting Today

Go on the (Virtual) Road to Promote Your Book (click for 30-sec clip)

The Three Phases of an Effective Book Marketing Campaign

Author Blogging: How to Attract Readers

What On Earth Will I Tweet About? Feeling Comfortable with Social Media as an Academic

BrandStoria: The Power of Your Unique Brand Story

Free Publicity: How to Create Podcasts & Digital Audio to Promote Your Book

How to Apply Mainstream Book Publicity Strategies to Academia

Tips & Strategies for Successfully Marketing Your Textbook

Supplements

Screencasting for Academic Authors: How to Create Instructional Media on a Budget (click for 30-sec clip)

Texts Plus: Ancillary Materials & Companion Sites (click for 30-sec clip)

How to Be a Successful Freelance Writer for College Textbook Publishers

Indexing

Getting the Best Index for Your Book

Tips & Tricks for the Do-It-Yourself Indexer

Ebooks, Open Access & Self-Publishing

Academic Self-Publishing: No Longer a Pioneer's Path

Why You Should Consider 'Self-Publishing' and 'Print-on-Demand' (click for 30-sec clip)

Innovations in Digital Book Technology: Brainstorming Textbook Applications

How to Publish Your Own Textbook

A Primer on Predatory Open-Access Scholarly Publishers

eBooks: An Overview

Opportunities for Authors from Emerging Hi-Ed Business Models

How Open Licensing Improved Our Textbook and Our Careers

Textbook Proposals

How to Craft a Winning Textbook Proposal

Visuals and Illustrations

Screencasting for Academic Authors: How to Create Instructional Media on a Budget (click for 30-sec clip)

Tips and Techniques for Enhancing Your Approach to Visuals (click for 30-sec clip)

Academic Authoring

Academic Writing

Start Any Writing Project Easily With Docear (click for 30-sec clip)

Choices, Time, Timing, and Consequences: Selecting Types of Academic Writing Spanning Your Career

Increase Your Writing Skills and Publishing Success: Tips, Tricks, and the Secret Sauce

10 Tips to Enhance Your Writing & Take the Stress Out of Polishing Your Work

Becoming a Productive Writer: Strategies for Success (click for 30-sec clip)

Plan, Propose & Publish an Edited Book

Manuscript Review in the Humanities: Embrace Criticism and Stand Up for Your Idea (click for 30-sec clip)

Thriving in Academia: How to Create and Maintain Productive Writing Collaborations

Writing Across the Academic Life-Span (click for 30-sec clip)

Mentoring Emerging Academic Writers

3 Essential Steps to Breaking Your Writing Block

Jump-Start Your Academic Writing Simple Digital Tools to Grow and Maintain Your Writing Habit

Reaching Your Productivity Peak: Technology Maximizing Your Research and Publishing

Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal: More Than Meets the Eye

"It's All Greek to Me": Translating Statistical Writing (click for 30-sec clip)

Go Organic! Growing Your Writing Process From Seed to Harvest (click for 30-sec clip)

How to Write an Introduction That Will Get Your Article Accepted (click for 30-sec clip)

How to Overcome the Perfectionism, Procrastination & Fatigue That Get in the Way of Your Writing

Principles of Effective Scientific Writing (click for 30-sec clip)

Publish and Prosper: Strategies for Becoming a More Productive Scholar (click for 30-sec clip)

Everything You Wanted to Know About Publishing Your Academic Article But Were Afraid to Ask (click for 30-sec clip)

Confessions of a Reluctant Author: How to Write a Book When You Don’t Like to Write (click for 30-sec clip)

Confronting the Anxiety of Academic Writing

Pushing Your Writing, Raising Your Profile

The POWER of Writing

Back to the Basics: Crafting the Research Question

How 'Deep Practice' Exercises Can Improve Your Academic Writing

How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice

Writing, Procrastination & Resistance: How to Identify Your Funk and Move Through It

An Academic's Introduction to Trade Book Authorship

Finding Our Shared Humanity in an Academic Writing Community

A Coach's Perspective on Finishing a Dissertation

5 Key Strategies to Boost Writing Power & Productivity

Generating & Refining Research Ideas

Kicking It Out the Door: How to (Finally) Submit Your First Journal Article

Publish & Flourish: Become A Prolific Scholar

Scholarly Publishing: Finding Support Through Peer Mentoring

Scholarly Writing: Strengthening Your Literature Review

Summer Writing 101: How to Avoid the Biggest Mistakes Academic Writers Make During the Summer Term

Academic Publishing

A 30-Step Guide to Publishing in Scholarly Journals (Part 1) (click for 30-sec clip)
A 30-Step Guide to Publishing in Scholarly Journals (Part 1) (click for 30-sec clip)

Weeding and Harvesting the Most Appropriate Journal for Your Work: Successful Strategies from Novice and Experienced Academic Writers

Ask the Editors: What Publishers Want and Why (click for 30-sec clip)

Millions of Articles, Thousands of Journals: How an Individual Scholarly Author Can Thrive in Today's Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem

Bingo! It’s a Match! Selecting an Academic Journal for Publication

A Primer on Predatory Open-Access Scholarly Publishers

Kicking It Out the Door: How to (Finally) Submit Your First Journal Article

First-Time Authors: An Inside Look at Journal Publishing

How to Write and Submit a Book Proposal for an Academic Press

Academic Editing

Communicating with Editors and Reviewers: Do's and Don'ts (click for 30-sec clip)

Fresh Eyes: How Working With An Editor Can Improve Your Work

Fine-Tuning Your Work: Writing, Editing & Publication Preparation Skills for Scholarly Authors

Making the Most of the Author-Editor Relationship: 
Insights from An Author & Editor

Academic Books

Plan, Propose & Publish an Edited Book

Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal: More Than Meets the Eye

Confessions of a Reluctant Author: How to Write a Book When You Don’t Like to Write

How to Write and Submit a Book Proposal for an Academic Press

Tips on Getting an Academic Book Published

Publishing with a University Press: A Brief Introduction to Navigating the University Press World in Difficult Times

Grant Writing

Grants 101: The Basics to Getting Your Project Funded

Grant Writing in Non-Research-Intensive Institutions: Tips from a Pro and Lessons from a Rookie (click for 30-sec clip)

Tips for Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Grants 'Gamesmanship'

How to Seek Funding from State Humanities & Arts Councils

Successful Grant Writing for the National Science Foundation

Time Management & Productivity

The Academic Juggle: Managing Your Writing in a World of Commitments

Time-Saving Tech Tips: Optimizing Your Production

Becoming a Productive Writer: Strategies for Success (click for 30-sec clip)

The 10 Habits of Highly Productive Academic Writers (click for 30-sec clip)

5 Steps to Creating a Publication Strategy (click for 30-sec clip)

Plan to Write: Organize and Sustain an Academic Life of Predictable, Peaceful Productivity

Leveraging Online Learning Technology & Environments to Benefit Research Group Writing (click for 30-sec clip)

Get Organized With 'OneNote' (click for 30-sec clip)

Beyond Just Teambuilding: Sailing Through Effective Collaboration

Go Organic! Growing Your Writing Process From Seed to Harvest

It’s Focus Management, Not Time Management: Strategies and Habits that Lead to Productive Writing

Time Management: Why You Don't Need It, Can't Do It Anyway — And What To Do Instead

Motivational Techniques: Professional Nag Uses Creative and Innovative Tricks, Tools & Techniques to Motivate Authors

Social Media for Academics

Six Strategies for Using Social Media to Promote Your Writing (click for 30-sec clip)

Blogging to Promote Your Academic Works: Where Do I Start? (click for 30-sec clip)

Blogging for Academics: A Journalist Turned Academic Offers Tips, Techniques, Inspiration and a Few Warnings (click for 30-sec clip)

Playing Your Social Media Cards Right: Practical, Effective, and Manageable Tips to Get Noticed Online

Author Blogging: How to Attract Readers

What On Earth Will I Tweet About? Feeling Comfortable with Social Media as an Academic

The Benefits of Blogging 
About Your Textbook

Free Publicity: How to Create Podcasts & Digital Audio to Promote Your Book

Using Social Media to Promote Your Writing & Your Personal Brand

How to Create a Blog to Promote Your Academic Work

Tenure & Promotion

Faculty Success: Tenure, Promotion & Merit Demystified

Dissertation Writing

5 Ways to Use Your Dissertation for Publications (click for 30-sec clip)

Using Visual Thinking to Enhance Your Writing (click for 30-sec clip)

'It's All Greek to Me': Translating Statistical WritingThe Art of Revising

Writing With POWER (click for 30-sec clip)

Track Your Way to Dissertation Success (click for 30-sec clip)

The Art of Revising (click for 30-sec clip)

 
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