You will likely fall into one of two camps. If you’re in the first, you might find yourself frustrated and disappointed about your productivity. You know you can write more (or “be more productive”), but it feels like something is wrong with you. “I don’t know how other people do it!” you tell yourself.
Or, you fall into camp two: it feels like something is wrong with your environment. You just “can’t find the time to write.” You eke out most of your writing at the last minute. Then, exhausted, you take a break, only to find yourself facing an imminent deadline again.
Regardless of which camp you fall in (or even if you don’t quite see yourself in either), I’ve got great news. Like everything else, how much you write is dependent on an interconnected set of habits, thought patterns, and beliefs.
The good news? All of these are behaviors you can take charge of and develop or change. Here’s how.
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Are you a first-time academic book author? Do you hope to publish your academic book with a university press, but don’t know much beyond that? Below, I give you the information about university presses you must know to find the right academic publisher and write the strongest academic book proposal possible.
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From the outside, publishing your first academic book seems both straightforward and mysterious. Most first-time book authors associate one key moment–the book proposal with the entire process.
Do it right? You’re good!
But publishing your first academic book is much more than the proposal alone.
This post breaks journey down into the seven stages of publishing your first academic book.
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