This summer is all about you and your research. Below are titles that can help you focus on your scholarship, write—or rewrite—your work, and ensure your work is ready to be sent to publishers.
Throughout the next few weeks, keep an eye out for upcoming “Resources for Your Summer Research” blog posts that can help you in your specific field of scholarship.
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Grad School Essentials: A Crash Course in Scholarly Skills by Zachary Shore
With humorous, lively prose, Shore teaches you to master the five most crucial skills you need to succeed: how to read, write, speak, act, and research at a higher level. Great for the novice scholar as well as for experienced one who may want a refresher, Shore shares quick writing tips on how to get to the point, structuring for clarity, and utilizing style tactics. He also provides valuable insight on how to make research more focused, efficient, and meaningful.
Revising Your Dissertation: Advice from Leading Editors, Updated Edition edited by Beth Luey
This lively guide offers hard-to-find practical advice on successfully turning a dissertation into a book or journal articles that will appeal to publishers and readers. It will help prospective authors master writing and revision skills, better understand the publishing process, and increase their chances of getting their work into print. Luey has you focus on what your writing for publication is really about, bringing your own voice, trimming and revising, and also discusses disciplinary variations.
Though originally created for newcomers to publishing, and for experienced editors who want to fine-tune their skills or broaden their understanding of the craft, this perennial bestselling book has been used as a practical manual for all writers to hone their grammar, copyediting, writing, and rewriting skills.