Karen Roush is an assistant professor at Lehman College, Bronx, NY, and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is also founder of The Scholar's Voice, which works to strengthen the voice of nursing through writing mentorship for nurses. Contact author: email@example.com. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.
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This is the second in a series of articles to help nurses share their knowledge, skills, and insight through writing for publication. Nurses have something important to contribute no matter what their nursing role. This series will help nurses develop good writing habits and sharpen their writing skills. It will take nurses step by step through the publication process, highlighting what gets published and why, how to submit articles and work with editors, and common pitfalls to avoid. For the previous article in this series, see http://bit.ly/2lhnYKJ.