Listen to podcasts on writing, editing, contracts, time management & more

Podcast LibraryTAA members have access to a library of 60-90 minute podcasts on topics such as writing, editing, contracts, royalties, taxes, copyright, time management and more, presented by a variety of industry experts. This resource is free for members. Join TAA today for as little as $15.

Topics include:

Textbook Writing | Textbook Publishing | Contracts & Royalties | Taxes | Copyright | Marketing | Supplements | Indexing | Ebooks & Open Access | Textbook Proposals | Academic Writing | Academic Publishing | Academic Editing | Academic Books | Grant Writing | Time Management | Social Media for Academics | Tenure & Promotion

Most recent podcasts include:

 Rachael CayleyConfronting the Anxiety of Academic Writing

Becoming an effective academic writer is one of the key challenges facing doctoral students and early career researchers. Despite the centrality of writing, few writers feel comfortable with the process or confident about their product. In this session, Rachael Cayley, author of the blog, Explorations of Style, discusses the anxiety that attends academic writing.

 Mark BishopHow to Publish Your Own Textbook

Learn how Mark Bishop turned his out-of-print chemistry textbook into a successful self-published textbook and how you can too. In this one-hour webinar, Bishop will share the basics on how to get started publishing your own textbook, including: Selecting the ebook format and creating the ebook; creating a website and setting up a publishing company; building a market for your book; determining a pricing model; and incorporating textbook supplements.

Katie Van HeestPushing Your Writing, Raising Your Profile

Academic editor Katie Van Heest of Tweed Editing identifies missteps that are all too common in ineffective scholarly writing and helps you locate opportunities to push your work to the next level.