Table 2

Basic tips on how to get published

  • Do the study well

  • Use the best possible design, measures, and analyses

  • Go as far beyond descriptive research as possible

  • Know your audience

  • Be familier with the journal

  • Read and follow instructions

  • Revise, revise, and revise again (cut, don't add) Write from the inside out—that is, begin with “methods” or “results”, then go to “discussion” and “introduction”

  • Be responsive to criticisms; be persistent (resubmit)