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Author Directions: Navigating Your Success...

This series is a collection of free resource to guide our new, current and potential authors through the world of academic publishing. Resources will include social media guidance, how to turn your PhD in to a book, how to write a successful proposal, how to maintain discover ability of your book and many more.

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Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Reviews

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Reviews

Need help and advice on getting your book reviewed? This snapshot guide gives you tips that will be helpful when approaching journals, and includes advice from reviewers themselves! We also share a glimpse into the review process a journal takes to give you an idea of the hard work behind every review.

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Academic Blogging

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Academic Blogging

This paper will demonstrate the benefits of blogging within academia, how to get started, and will provide key pointers to help make your blog a success.

Author Directions: Navigating your success through Discovery & Advocacy

Author Directions: Navigating your success through Discovery & Advocacy

This snapshot will help you put that knowledge into the marketing of your own book, with tips on how to gain a strong online and offline presence to maintain discoverability, even after publication.

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Proposals

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Proposals

We have taken insights from our global editorial team across Routledge and CRC Press to develop guidance on how to prepare a successful book proposal. In doing so, we’ve identified four important themes. Following these will increase your chances of publishing success from conception to publication.

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Social Media

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Social Media

As an author, the information you share on social media can help you gain exposure and encourage your work’s sales. Whether you are social media novice or already established, the 5 Key Tips in this paper will help give advice on building and reaching audiences.

Author Directions: Navigating your success from PhD to Book

Author Directions: Navigating your success from PhD to Book

Some PhD theses make for excellent books, but a book is a very different product from a thesis. The 5 key tips in this paper will help you assess and adapt your own work before presenting it to your publisher.

Publishing your book Open Access with Routledge

Publishing your book Open Access with Routledge

Routledge Books Open Access is an initiative that allows authors and their funders to publish open access (OA) research monographs.