Written by James Hartley, a research professor at the University of Keele, UK, and published by Routledge, this handbook outlines the process of scientific and academic writing.
The scholarly publication cycle is a multi-step process that can take months or even years. Below is a step by step outline of the process, courtesy of the Publish, Not Perish site at the University of Colorado.
There are a host of ethical issues involving academic writing and publishing, from instances of plagiarism to questions about who funded the research. Below are some links to resources that discuss ethical issues in publication.