Resource Collection: Crafting Scholarship
This series of columns by former Journal of Marriage and Family editor and Journal of Family Theory & Review founder Robert Milardo, Ph.D., examines the essentials of writing, reviewing, and editing journal articles in the behavioral and social sciences. Each column, drawn from Dr. Milardo's Crafting Scholarship book, originally was published in an issue of NCFR's member magazine, NCFR Report.
- Writing Great Reviews — A first look at writing great reviews as part of the peer-review process
- Masterful Reviews — Best practices for reviewing substandard and more developed submissions to scholarly journals
- Titles and Keywords — A discussion of what makes a great journal-article title
- A Successful Writing Life — An article addressing what it means to normalize writing time
- Managing the Drunken Monkeys — Advice for managing self-doubt
- After the Fall: Managing Criticism — Insights into how four leading scholars manage criticism
- Quality of Writing and Adhering to Style in Manuscript Preparation — A discussion of quality of writing and adhering to journals' "house style"
- How Successful Writers Work: Place and Ritual — An exploration of where writers work and how they manage their space
- Writing Communities and Personal Ritual — Insights into informal and formal writing groups and communities, and the writing rituals some scholars practice
- Editorial Decision Letters — A look at an editor's responsibility in writing decision letters to authors