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Writing a Psychology Textbook: Essentials and More
Michael Spiegler Providence College
Thursday May 29, 2003; 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Primary Subject:  General  
Participants will actively learn the essentials of textbook writing, including deciding whether to write a textbook and getting started. Topics include: reasons for writing a textbook, prerequisites, preparing a prospectus, choosing a publisher, negotiating a favorable contract, writing and production, tricks of the trade, challenges and rewards, and survival tactics.