Editors Are Your Friends!

Novice writers are often disheartened when they receive readers’ evaluations of a manuscript, with the journal editor’s recommendation: Revise and resubmit. For the novice writer, this is bad news; for the experienced writer, this is good news.

Writing for Inside Higher Ed, Beth L. Hewett explains how a journal editor wants you to succeed: Engaging you in a disciplinary conversation (in which the editor is expert), mentoring you in your writing, having high expectations of your work.

Hewett’s essay, “What’s  Stopping You from Publishing,” is on line: https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2018/06/12/advice-tackling-publishing-projects-over-summer-opinion

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