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Getting Published: Journey into an Editor’s Mind. Sally St. George, PhD, RMFT Dan Wulff, PhD, RMFT, RSW University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Our Context. Co-editors of The Qualitative Report for 10 years Reviewers for numerous journals and publishers

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Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Getting Published:Journey into an Editor’s Mind

Sally St. George, PhD, RMFT

Dan Wulff, PhD, RMFT, RSW

University of Calgary

Faculty of Social Work

Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Our context

Our Context

  • Co-editors of The Qualitative Report for 10 years

  • Reviewers for numerous journals and publishers

  • Published authors

  • Professors teaching qualitative research, social work, and family therapy from undergraduate to doctoral levels


Description of workshop

Description of Workshop

In this workshop we will reveal specifically what the editors of TQR are looking for in terms of content and writing style when they read manuscripts. In a frank presentation we will also tell you what “bugs” us when we are working on the rewriting process.


Objectives

Objectives

  • To identify the key elements of successful article submissions.

  • To define and illustrate a productive author mindset during the editing process.

  • To clearly articulate specific items or issues that retard the editing process and delay the eventual publication.


Key elements of a successful a rticle s ubmission

Key Elements of a Successful Article Submission


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Title indicates content and method


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Abstract is concise, not abstract


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Key Words are carefully

constructed for searchers


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Introduction sets the scene and grabs the reader with the purpose, rationale, audience, and answer to the “so what?” question


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Literature Review shows what knowledge base is available and the knowledge gaps


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Author Context reveals

the author’s

interest, investment, intention


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Explanation of IRB or

Ethics Approval


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Methods:

Everything needs

a rationale,

transparency,

and literature support


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

What type of qualitative inquiry

are you using?


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

How were your

participants recruited?


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

What constitutes your data?

How did you collect it?


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Reveal each step of your analysis.

Use illustrations.


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Discuss how you built trustworthiness


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Organize the presentation

of your results

(must flow from analysis)


Constructive author mindset includes

Constructive Author Mindsetincludes. . .


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Attentive to journal details

(e.g., writing style, journal mission)


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Even if manuscripts are not formal studies, they still must be purposeful, transparent, clear, without excessive jargon, and answer the “so what?” question


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Letter with submission should summarize the author’s hopes for the manuscript


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Maintain politeness


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Remain open to feedback


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Maintain patience


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Attention to detail inside manuscript


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Narrative must have a

solid progression of thought


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Narrative must have scholarly literature support


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

What drives us crazy!


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Ignoring directions

(e.g., failing to use

and show Track Changes)


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Ignoring or not answering

our comments

within a revision


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Correcting only one

occurrence of a repeated error


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Acting as if one is

using APA style

when one is not


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Failing to proofread


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Anthropomorphizing or misattribution of agency


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Not appreciating

the editor’s time and help


Getting published journey into an editor s mind

Saying more than the data allows


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