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Inking the Deal
In this straightforward and sometimes hard-hitting guide, prolific author Stanley Porter shares the tools necessary for scholars seeking advancement in the world of academic publishing. From his years of experience as an editor, author, and active scholar in his own guild, Porter presents industry insights and practical suggestions for both seasoned scholars and newly mint ...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published September 9th 2010 by Baylor University Press
(first published January 1st 2010)
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Good, personal intro to academic publishing. While I disagree on some points (I think it is absolutely fine to approach multiple publishers with a query letter--unless you've had lunch with someone and promised an exclusive submission), this is a good book for not just figuring how to get one article or book published, but getting into the habit of publishing--which should be the priority for all academics. The personal touch and an understanding of publishing outside the US are what makes this ...more
Stanley E. Porter (PhD, University of Sheffield) is president, dean, and professor of New Testament, and Roy A. Hope Chair in Christian Wolrdview at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario. He has authored or edited dozens of books, including How We Got the New Testament and Fundamentals of New Testament Greek.More about Stanley E. Porter...