The most useful textbook & academic posts of the week: November 24, 2017

"Writing means sharing. It's part of the human condition to want to share things - thoughts, ideas, opinions." ~Paulo CoelhoDuring this last full week of Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo) 2017, we focused on sharing ideas. In this post, we share some of the top posts of the week including information on a new publishing company, what makes a good article title, how to express authorial presence, manuscript drafting advice, student reading patterns and OER, and tips for finishing your book. Paulo Coelho reminds us that “Writing means sharing. It’s part of the human condition to want to share things – thoughts, ideas, opinions.” This week, share your ideas and, as always, write. [Read more…]

6 Tips for selecting the right textbook publisher

Selecting the right publisher for your textbook is key to the success of your project, so it’s important to find a good match.

Allen R. Angel, author of A Survey of Mathematics, now in its 9th edition, and an algebra series, now in its 8th edition, and Patricia Heyman, author of International Cooking: A Culinary Journey, 2nd edition share the following 6 tips to consider when comparing publishers: [Read more…]