What happens to an article after it has been submitted to a journal?

Man typing on computer keyboard

A couple of weeks ago, I did a workshop with a group of doctoral students in which we talked about academic publishing. One of the themes that came up in the discussion is that many of them felt reasonably confident when it came to writing about their research, but were apprehensive about whatever happens after …

A journal to avoid

Yellow tape reading "Danger" outside a construction site

A few days ago, I was sent an unsolicited Facebook message inviting me to contribute to an India-based journal called LangLit. As I assume that similar messages are being sent far and wide, I would like to caution readers against sending manuscripts to them. First things first; here's the message: Call for Research Papers, Interviews, Book …

Publishing a chapter

I am pleased to announce that Resistance to the Known: Counter-Conduct in Language Education, edited by Damian Rivers, and containing a chapter by myself, should by now be available for purchase (Palgrave Macmillan, Amazon, Blackwell). I have already written about the book and my contribution, so rather than reiterate, what I want to do in this post is recount the …