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Writing for Publication by William Allan Kritsonis, PhD

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Writing for Publication by William Allan Kritsonis, PhD

  1. 1. WRITING FOR PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATION IN NATIONAL REFEREED JOURNALS William Allan Kritsonis, PhD Professor PhD Program in Educational LeadershipPVAMU/The Texas A&M University System
  2. 2. 1. Professional reasons forwriting for publication
  3. 3. 2. Personal reasons for writingfor publication
  4. 4. 3. How real writers behave
  5. 5. 4. Writer’s write for the followingreasons
  6. 6. 5. How to get started
  7. 7. 6. What will “sell” the editor onyour work?
  8. 8. 7. Formula: Brilliant Ideas +Good Luck + Knowing the RightPeople = Publication
  9. 9. 8. On scholarly work
  10. 10. 9. Reasons to write and publishjournal articles
  11. 11. 10. Writing and publishingjournal articles enables you to…
  12. 12. 11. Three basic types of articles:practical – review or theoretical -research
  13. 13. 12. Quantitative Studies
  14. 14. 13. Qualitative Research
  15. 15. 16. Some reasons to write a book
  16. 16. 17. Where does the dollar go aftera book is published?
  17. 17. 18. What do editors andreviewers really want?
  18. 18. 19. Earning approval fromeditors and reviewers
  19. 19. 20. What to remember about badwriting
  20. 20. 21. How to get fired as a reviewer
  21. 21. 22. Publish or perish or teach orimpeach
  22. 22. 23. I’ve been rejected many times– should I give up?
  23. 23. 24. In writing, how you read isimportant
  24. 24. 25. How teachable is writing?
  25. 25. 26. “I can’t seem to tell how mywriting is going while I am doingit.” Can you help?
  26. 26. 27. Remember your purpose inwriting
  27. 27. 28. What differentiates ordinarywriting from writing with style
  28. 28. 29. It must get somewhat easierto write, otherwise, how wouldsome authors become so prolific?
  29. 29. 30. If writing for publication doesnot prove to be lucrative, whybother?
  30. 30. 31. Why creative work isworthwhile
  31. 31. 32. Show respect for yourwriting. It is about what thereaders should know. If this putsa strain on a professionalrelationship, then so be it.
  32. 32. 33. “Why I Write” (Orwell)Sheer egoism, aestheticenthusiasm, historicalimpulse, and political purpose.
  33. 33. 34. What really makes anacademic write?
  34. 34. 35. The Writer’s Essential Tools –words and the power to faceunpleasant facts.
  35. 35. 36. No human activity can sapthe strength from body and lifefrom spirit as much as writing inwhich one doesn’t believe.
  36. 36. 37. “Because it was there.”Edmund Hillary. And with thiscomment he supplied generationswith a ready-made andunanswerable defense for anynew undertaking even writing.
  37. 37. 38. Why we write.
  38. 38. 39. Climbing Your OwnMountain
  39. 39. 40. Be yourself. Have fun writing.
  40. 40. Contact InformationDr. William Allan KritsonisProfessorPhD Program in Educational LeadershipPrairie View A&M UniversityWhitlowe R. Green College of Education – Delco 233Prairie View, Texas 77446williamkritsonis@yahoo.com281-550-5700 Home / 832-483-7889 Cell

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