Category: Writing Tips

NLN Summer Writing Retreat

Scholarly Writing Retreat: An NLN Mentoring Program SUMMER 2021 PROGRAMWeekend Retreat: July 24 and July 25, 2021 - from 11am on Saturday until 3pm on SundayLocation: NLN Headquarters, Washington, DC (please note that the retreat will be virtual if the NLN office remains closed this summer)Leader: Marilyn Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAANApplication Deadline: Monday, April … Continue reading NLN Summer Writing Retreat

Your Writing Routine

Writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Community" feature, Manya Whitaker offers advice on crafting a writing routine that works for you, based on an understanding of neuro-cognitive and affective domains: How to Find a Writing Routine That Works | Chronicle Community This routine depends on planning and writing.

Updated Review of Cabell’s Predatory Journal Blacklist

We've all heard about the market in predatory online open-access journals, with specious review processes, murky editorial boards, and uncertain longevity. But where do you go to determine if a journal publisher (or conference organizer) qualifies as "predatory"? Cabell has for several years offered a scrutiny  and review service, which Rick Anderson revisists and reviews … Continue reading Updated Review of Cabell’s Predatory Journal Blacklist

Characteristics of E-Mail Solicitations From Predatory Nursing Journals and Publishers.

Lewinski AA, Oermann MH. Characteristics of E-Mail Solicitations From Predatory Nursing Journals and Publishers J Contin Educ Nurs. 2018 Apr 1;49(4):171-177. doi: 10.3928/00220124-20180320-07.   Abstract Predatory publishers solicit manuscripts through e-mail invitations to potential authors, with the goal of enticing authors to submit a manuscript to the journal. This descriptive study examined the characteristics of … Continue reading Characteristics of E-Mail Solicitations From Predatory Nursing Journals and Publishers.