Chapter 1. Introduction: Entering the conversationChapter 2. Getting started: Developing good writing habitsChapter 3. The "i" in (social) science: Objectivity, transparency, and argumentChapter 4. Who are you talking to? Defining your audienceChapter 5. What do you want to say? Forming your core argumentChapter 6. How are you going to say it? Developing your structureChapter 7. Breaking up the grey mass: Headings, figures, and tablesChapter 8. Holding up the mirror: Giving and receiving feedbackChapter 9. Saying it out loud: Presenting your paperChapter 10. Delivering the goods: Following author guidelines and submitting your manuscript
Academics are not just researchers, but writers too. Using her many years of practical experience gained as a teacher and editor, Lynn Nygaard guides you through the whole process of writing and presenting your research in order to help you make your voice heard within the academic community. Grounded in real world advice rather than abstract best practice, Nygaard demonstrates a number of approaches to writing in order to help you identify those most suited to your own project.