Author Nuts and Bolts: Tips on How to Be a Better Writer

Daniel J. Mills, Associate Professor, Ritsumeikan University, Co-editor, CALL-EJ

June 14, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. JST on Zoom

Writers’ Peer Support Group (PSG)

JALT members! Get ready to take your writing skills to the next level with an exciting professional development workshop presented by Daniel J. Mills. Hosted by the JALT Writers’ Peer Support Group (PSG) and sponsored by Shizuoka JALT, the SPINS Committee, JALT Ibaraki and JALT CALL, this workshop promises to equip you with the essential “Author Nuts and Bolts” that every academic writer needs to know. Please register below.

Join us on Zoom on June 14 for an engaging and informative session where Daniel will guide you through the essentials of great writing. You’ll learn practical strategies and techniques as well as tips and tricks to improve your writing, no matter how experienced you are as an academic writer.

This presentation will offer valuable guidance for authors seeking to publish their work in academic journals. It will provide insights into the submission process, editorial policies, and review criteria applicable to most academic journals. Interactive activities such as brainstorming exercises, peer review simulations, or case studies will be introduced to help you apply the knowledge and skills learned in the presentation. By the end of the session, attendees will have the knowledge and tools to submit their work to academic journals with confidence.”

Moreover, this workshop is only the first in a series of four professional development workshops hosted by the PSG. As a JALT member, you’ll have exclusive access to this free workshop series. Future workshops in the series will be presented on topics to get you prepared for publication:

August: Jeremy White | Peer Reviewers Nuts and Bolts

September: Melodie Cook | How to Get Published

December: Chelanna White | My Experience as a New Reviewer

To take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your writing skills and take your manuscripts to the next level, please register for the first workshop below.

Registration form June Workshop