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. The one sentence summary that has been guiding my revisions is "Peer review supports academic writing!" The book has 3 main chapters: One giving an overview of … [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?
You’ve worked really hard on this article. The subject is important to you. You have something important to say. It feels urgent. This vision you have for the paper is extremely important. You know what you want to say even if you are struggling to say it clearly. That vision is still important … [Read more...] about Your vision guides the writing and the revision
You want to do good work. You want your work to be published so that other scholars can read it and engage with it. You’ve submitted an article manuscript to a peer reviewed journal or a book manuscript to a scholarly monograph publisher. You’ve received a decision and the reviewers comments. … [Read more...] about How can reviewer comments improve your work?