Home / tips & tools / revising drafts sometimes it means revising the thesis to match what you've discovered while writing this book is primarily. From dissertation to book: an interview with jill petty by keisha n blain may 13, 2017 3 this month i interviewed jill petty about best practices for revising dissertations for publication, book proposals , and the differences between academic and trade publishing. Revising a dissertation for a book, which i read very carefully as i started to think about how i might do this with my dissertation luey outlines three possibilities for. The thesis and the book: a guide for first-time academic authors, revised and expanded in this second edition, will continue to provide the best overview of the process of revising a dissertation for publication. So you've finished your dissertation your committee has approved it now you can just box it up, send it to a publisher, and receive a book contract, right.
41 from thesis to book main differences between a thesis and a book a typical thesis a good scholarly book form often book-like book length often a lower limit, but not. Doctoral dissertations & proposals and may revise your finished dissertation to publish in article or book form revising a dissertation means much more than. Surprisingly, there exist few concrete timelines you can consult to get a sense of how long it takes to turn a dissertation into a book in this post, i offer my own timeline for revising my dissertation into a book as an example of how one specific academic book went from dissertation to published.
Revising a dissertation the university of nebraska press does not consider unrevised dissertations considerable differences exist between a dissertation and a book, and even the best dissertation will need to be revised before being submitted for publication. Manuscript makeovers: a rhetorical study of revisions made to dissertations turned into books robert brown revising dissertations into books 445. Interested in publishing your dissertation as a book you will likely need to revise it extensively so it will appeal to a wider audience and compete in the literary marketplace.
You never receive instruction in revising such a high-stakes document one of the major elements of the dissertation that to handle dissertation revisions from. For scholars currently revising their dissertation for publication as a monograph, many editors highly recommended william germano's from dissertation to book none of the university press editors with whom i spoke actually compare book manuscripts to the dissertations on which they are based when assessing book manuscripts. Revision entails rethinking your thesis because clarity of vision is the result of experience, it is unreasonable to expect to come up with the best thesis possible—one that clearly accounts for the complexities of the issue at hand—before beginning a draft, or even during a first draft. Revising your dissertation, updated edition by beth luey - paperback , updated edition advice from leading editors practical advice on successfully turning a dissertation into a book or journal articles nbsp revising your dissertation for publication georgetown university in-depth research and analysis can provide a strong foundation for a.
Dissertation editing services for students we can provide the help you need for your dissertation or thesis, revising your work for style, clarity, organization. Thesis editing and proofreading services dissertation editing proofreading book editing service business editing and proofreading citation style editing. This is a great post on how to turn your thesis into a book, and very timely for me as it is what i am doing right now revising and editing giving feedback and.
At the heart of from dissertation to book is the idea that revising the dissertation is fundamentally a process of shifting its focus from the concerns of a narrow audience—a committee or advisors—to those of a broader scholarly audience that wants writing to be both informative and engaging. In their book, destination dissertation: a traveler's guide to a done dissertation, sonja foss and william waters offer a multi-step approach to revising an article or chapter i present a slightly modified version of it below, that explains, in ten steps, how to revise an article or chapter. The best dissertation-writing book i ever read all of those things will come — because revising is a sight easier for most of us than getting things on the.