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Advice for students wanting to get into the (academic) publishing game

Advice for students wanting to get into the (academic) publishing game

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    • Publish and Flourish
    • Frequently Asked Questions
      • How do I get started?
      • What should I publish?
      • Where should I publish?
      • With who(m)?
      • What can I learn from winners?
      • What can I learn from losers?
    • How do I get started?
      • Method 1: One planned step at a time
      • Method 2: Wait for the right idea
      • Method 3: Build networks that will help
      • Method 4: Multi-task
      • Method 5: ‘Knitting’
      • Method 6: Apprenticeship
    • It’s winning by losing all the way
      • So go out there and start losing your way to success …
    • What should I publish?
      • Think portfolio and product
      • You will probably be judged long-term by a few exceptional bits of work (products)
      • In the short-term, you may have to show you can ‘publish to order’ and meet production quantity as well as quality standards
    • With whom?
      • Your supervisor?
      • Your local research network
      • In a ‘community of learning’
      • With a trusted colleague/friend?
      http://www.luminous-landscape.com/locations/nomads.shtml
    • Where should I publish? Harder: Articles in Top Journals Sole author Good Critical Reviews Theoretical (Re) conceptualization Easier: E-publishing Notes and Comments Team publishing Working papers Empirical/Incremental contributions Conference chapters
    • What can I learn from winners?
      • Principle of extended effort
      • Fun trumps duty
      • Collaborative generosity of spirit and tall poppies
      • Reciprocity and exchange
      • Finding your signature
    • You may not like to hear this …
      • Gary Player was right: “ I'm crap at drawing. But I bet you that if I practiced, I'd get much better. It's that fear of failing (and not having a lot of time at the moment) which keeps me from doing more…”
      http://wannabeadman . blogspot.com/2007/08/its-funny- more-i-practice- luckier-i-get.htm
    • What can I learn from losers?
      • Talent will not guarantee success
      • The stress/effort trap
      • Denial
      • ‘ Who owns the problem?’
    • Paying attention to context
      • Managing your supervisor
      • Understanding your scholarly network
      • Finding ‘intellectual bodyguards’
      • ‘ Search widely …chose wisely’
    • Some Thoughts on Networks and Collaboration
      • Collaboration is a great way of learning
      • Know what you can bring to the party
      • Technology and networking are changing research and collaborative methods
      • Research requires individual courage, supported by social sensitivities
      http://www.mybadthoughts.com/loneliness/