This list includes the usual style guides, helpful texts on writing for younger scholars, and some texts that are more specifically connected to interpretive research traditions.
REFERENCES ON WRITING & PUBLISHING
Allison, A., & Forngia, T. (1992). The grad student’s guide to getting published. New York: Prentice Hall.
American Psychological Association. (2001). Publication manual of the American Psychological Associations (5th ed.). Washington, DC.
Becker, H. S., & Richards, P. (1986). Writing for social scientists: How to start and finish your thesis, book, or article. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Clifford, J. & Marcus, G. E. (1986). Writing culture. University of California Press.
Frost, P. J., & Taylor, M. S. (Eds.). Rhythms of academic life: Personal accounts of careers in academia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Geertz, C. (1989). Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as writer. Polity Press.
Matkin, R. E., & Riggar, T. F. (1991). Persist and publish: Helpful hints for academic writing and publishing. Niwot, CO: University of Colorado Press.
University of Chicago Press. (1993). The Chicago manual of style (14th ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Strunk, W. J., & White, E. B. (2005). The elements of style (3rd. Ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. [NOTE: Treat yourself and get the edition illustrated by Maira Kalman.]
Truss, L. (2004). Eats, shoots and leaves. New York: Gotham.
Van Maanen, J. (1988). Tales of the field. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Wolcott, H. F. (2001). Writing up qualitative research (2nd edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.