Getting rejected

Seven reasons why journals reject papers (Pat Thomson).

We all get rejected by reviewers and editors at some point (some of us more than others) but that doesn’t make it any easier. The trick is to write intentionally with the aim of trying to avoid that heartbreaking email telling you that your paper was great, it just wasn’t quite right. The link above gives a short summary of seven common reasons that papers get rejected by journals. Make sure that you don’t make these mistakes the next time you submit.



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Michael Rowe

I'm a physiotherapy lecturer at the University of the Western Cape and have an interest in technology-mediated teaching and learning.

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