When I talked to Katherine Firth, one of the things that came up was the frustration that comes from the writing process taking longer than expected. (The link goes right to the bit of the video where we talk about this.) This happens at all stages of the process because all academic writing … [Read more...] about Revision following peer review is a normal part of the scholarly writing process
The 4th book in my Short Guides series, Peer Review (A Short Guide), will be published on 15 November 2019. Preorders are available wherever you buy books. In conjunction with the publication, I'll also be offering a free class, Dealing with Reviewer Comments, based on the principles outlined … [Read more...] about Peer review supports academic writing!
I have sent the full revised draft off to my editor and anticipate publishing this next volume in the Short Guides series in autumn 2019. [UPDATE: publication date for Peer Review (A Short Guide) is 15 November 2019, preorders available from early October.] The one sentence summary that has been … [Read more...] about Excerpt from Peer Review (A Short Guide) on emotional labour
The scenario You (or someone like you) submitted a journal manuscript. Polite enquiry or a well designed journal website has provided information about how long the review process is expected to take. That time has passed. You’ve allowed some extra, possibly a couple of months of extra. What the … [Read more...] about How you, as a peer reviewer, can contribute to a better process
The scenario You submitted your journal manuscript. Polite enquiry or a well designed journal website has provided you with information about how long they expect the review process to take. That time has passed. You’ve allowed some extra, possibly a couple of months extra. What the … [Read more...] about The frustrations of peer review: why is it taking so long?