The Unbearable Modernity of Academic Writing

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Today’s academic writing has to instruct and entertain at the same time. Too much focus is on content, too little on the target audience. Publish or perish has become the current rallying cry for young academics. 1994. I was a graduate student in Linguistics. I happily migrated between my lecture […]

How to Turn your Thesis into a Book

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Any publisher you approach will most probably refuse to read your PhD manuscript in its original form. Unless your academic supervisor already allowed you to craft your thesis as a book script. Publishers want to see something closely resembling a book manuscript. So you need to change your thesis into […]

Publishing your PhD Thesis: Articles or Book?

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Have you recently obtained your PhD Degree? Been accepted as a new faculty member? Consider publishing asap? Welcome to a club in which yearly publications might or might not earn you promotion. But, at the very least, publications will earn you academic survival. So, go ahead and use your thesis […]