From Dissertation to Book - The Chronicle of Higher Education
From Dissertation to Book Workshop « Gayle Sulik PhD
Margaree Mitchell loves teaching scholars how to expand their expertise through the written word. She is the author of the upcoming DISSERTATION INTO BOOK CHECKLIST.
First-Time Author: How to Turn Your Dissertation Into a Book | Vitae
Turning your dissertation into a book manuscript is quite an accomplishment. Take time to congratulate yourself. You have successfully navigated the journey of transforming your dissertation into a book. You have achieved something that has caused many to fall by the wayside. Take the time to enjoy your success.
“Rarely is there a book that one can call indispensable. William Germano's From Dissertation to Book is an indispensable book for any one contemplating 1. Gradutae School 2. Writing a Dissertation 3. Revising a Dissertation 4. Reading a "First Book" as an editor, member of a tenure and promotion committee, or as a dean or provost. Every economically selected word in this book will help all to understand professional authorship for today's academic world. Indeed, Germano's own clean, clear, pithy style is a model for his readers.”—Sander L. Gilman, Weidenfeld Professor of European Comparative Literature, St. Anne's College OxfordOn May 11, 2012 Astrid Eich-Krohm and I participated in an ASA Professional Webinar about the Dissertation to Book Process. It may be run again this fall. In the meantime, here are the powerpoint slides from the ASA workshop, and a companion handout.Germano draws on his years of experience in both academia and publishing to show writers how to turn a dissertation into a book that an audience will actually enjoy, whether reading on a page or a screen. Germano also acknowledges that not all dissertations can or even should become books and explores other, often overlooked, options, such as turning them into journal articles or chapters in an edited work.Before you write one word you should first get organized. Being organized will make your dissertation into book project go smoothly. If you don’t know where to start do the following: