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Editors’ Roles: Relating to Chapter Contributors

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December. We will look at the various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers. Editing a book collection involves collaboration with contributing writers. Chapters by different authors define the edited book. Once you have selected the chapters to include, you will need to think about how you […]

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Plan and Publish an Edited Book

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week five is: Publishing and Presenting. One way to publish your work is to create a book that includes writings by other researchers. As illustrated below, editing a book is a complex and lengthy project. Learn about your options in this this four-part series about editing […]

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Editors’ Roles: Selecting Book Chapters

  An edited collection is a book-length compilation of chapters by different authors. To pull together this kind of book you need to find contributing authors, and select suitable chapter proposals. You also need to consider what role to take as the book’s editor, and who else you might need to help carry out tasks […]

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Proposing an Edited Book

You have a concept for an edited book, now what? (See Envisioning an Edited Book.] What steps are needed to move the project forward? One important step involves agreeing to a book contract with a publisher, another involves finding contributors. The sequence of those steps is not consistent from one publisher to the next. In […]

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Envisioning an Edited Book

Are you thinking about editing a book? Why? What type? How will you contribute—and what will you expect from contributors? How will you engage with contributors, taking what roles? In this series of posts, we will explore these and other considerations for prospective editors. Please use the comment area to contribute any insights you think […]

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