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 here are some guidelines to help you in this process. Turning your dissertation into a book: a handy guide from first-time authors julie shayne (the revolution question, rutgers university press), meika loe (the rise ofviagra, nyu press) jennifer reich ( fixing families, routledge), laura carpenter (virginity lost, nyu press), patricia richards. In some cases, the research is published in a book between either end of that publishing spectrum there is an array of options to consider when it comes to disseminating phd research: converting the entire phd thesis into a book requires that your thesis covers a topic of interest to a large enough audience of scholars. A dissertation is not the same thing as a book there are, in fact, many differences between them this document will help you determine what those differences are and how to navigate them as you turn your dissertation into a book there are four main areas through which this transformation takes place: audience. By camille gamboa, sage us pr & conventions assistant part 4: the transformation as you are transforming your work into something publishable, remember that your paper, dissertation, or thesis was written with a specific purpose and serves a different function than published book or journal article. From dissertation to book, second edition (chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing) [william germano] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers when a dissertation crosses my desk, i usually want to grab it by its metaphorical lapels and give it a good shake “you know something” i would say if it.
I published my phd thesis as a book in vdm verlag it publishes phd dissertations and working with them is quite easy the only problem is they put a relatively high price on your book and this might reduce the sale of your book due to this problem, i have received no royalty from my book yet so if you. If you have finished your phd you are probably thinking of turning your dissertation into a book your phd thesis usually becomes your first monograph and helps you to start building a reputation in the academic world working on your first book is something that you may want to do during a post-doc fellowship turning your. Sciencepg can help you turn your rigid scholarly text into captivating prose that is not only publishable, but can be shared with and enjoyed by your colleagues, friends, and familywe welcome you to contact us to discuss transforming your dissertation into a book and please click here to have a clear mind of the author.
Advice from our editors: revising the dissertation into a monograph palgrave macmillan accepts so, rather than sending out a proposal at once, and simply rewriting a chapter of the thesis to go with it, i ignored the advice and decided to think of the book as a new project this involved taking key concepts from the thesis. At the most recent conference of the association for slavic, eastern european and eurasian studies (aseees), held last november, representatives from several academic presses and scholars who had recently published monographs based on their dissertations held a roundtable dedicated to giving.
Today is another special request post this one is from maria, who asks, do i have a template (like my foolproof grant template) for turning a dissertation into a book no, maria, i do not the process of turning the dissertation into a book will be different for every writer, and doesn't lend itself to a template. When i finished my dissertation, i knew i wanted to transform it into a book i did not, however, know anything about the publishing process as i am now finished with this long process, this is an ideal time for me to outline the steps so that others can know how to publish a book from your dissertation.
In reality, even the best dissertations must be revised before being accepted for publication because they receive so many unrevised dissertations a year, most editors can spot one soon after opening the package to guard selected bibliography of books and articles on changing a dissertation into a book derricourt. Transform your research into a best-selling book take your research, repackage it into something anybody would want to read, upload it to amazon, and begin selling it on the world's largest bookstore use the best-seller book launch sequence to make your book dominate any amazon category requirements.