Seeking Publication

General Issues and Tips for Letters to the Editor, Case Reports, Literature Reviews, and Book Chapters or Books
  • Pamela LaVigne


Having your writing published is the end point of a long journey. This chapter is a guidebook to the trip, describing several different destinations and including some general notes about traveling. It opens with an overview of seeking publication: why family medicine faculty write, where they send their writing, and what different kinds of pieces are published in journals and books. Next it discusses three issues basic to all writing for publication, from making a commitment to the writing, through reading, to revising. The concluding segment of this chapter provides pointers for composing (in ascending order of complexity) a letter to the editor, case report, literature review, and book chapter or book.


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