Write It Up: Practical Strategies for Writing and Publishing Journal Articles (APA Lifetools) (Paperback)
Write It Up is for anyone writing an empirical article in APA Style(R), from beginners facing their first article to old dogs looking for new writing strategies. Your academic writing will be more influential if you approach it reflectively and strategically. Based on his experience as an author, journal editor, and reviewer, Paul J. Silvia offers sage and witty advice on problems like picking journals; cultivating the right tone and style for your article; managing collaborative projects and coauthors; crafting effective Introduction, Method, Results, and Discussion sections; and submitting and resubmitting papers to journals. Write It Up features: - Readable and amusing, the book shows, step-by-step, how to plan and organize your academic writing.
- Uses real-world examples to illustrate how to improve writing style and write better articles.
About the Author
Paul J. Silvia, PhD, is an associate professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His books include How to Write A Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing (2007) and Exploring the Psychology of Interest (2006). His research has been supported by several grants from the National Institutes of Health, and he received the Berlyne Award, an early career award given by APA Division 10 (Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts), for his research on interest and curiosity.
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