Helena Hurd from Routledge demonstrates how to publish your work, whether as a book or in a journal, debunking some of the myths about publishing and explaining how best to navigate the publishing process. Topics to be covered include: the publishing process, how to start a publishing career, what makes a good proposal, identifying your topic and your market, looking at the competition, choosing a publisher, the external reviewing of proposals, what makes a good book, contracts, permissions, ebooks, after publication and an introduction to journal publishing. Recent digital innovations both in teaching and in publishing will also be explored, asking ‘where next for academic publishing?’