Chapter 12. Writing for Publication and Other Ways of Disseminating Narrative Research

  1. Immy Holloway Professor medical sociologist1 and
  2. Holloway Freshwater Professor Director Fellow President2

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316513.ch12

Narrative Research in Nursing

Narrative Research in Nursing

How to Cite

Holloway, I. and Freshwater, H. (2007) Writing for Publication and Other Ways of Disseminating Narrative Research, in Narrative Research in Nursing, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316513.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bournemouth University, UK

  2. 2

    Murdoch University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405114080

Online ISBN: 9781444316513



  • writing for publication and ways of disseminating narrative research;
  • publishing narrative research;
  • performances in theatre, film and role play - effective in presenting narrative research;
  • DIPEx website (;
  • presenting in workplace and specialist groups;
  • raising awareness about people's conditions and their perspectives;
  • enhancement of researcher's reputation and profile through publication;
  • finding the right journal to publish;
  • narrative research publications and inimical style;
  • ethical issues in dissemination


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Writing an article for the appropriate journal

  • Style of writing

  • Peer review of articles

  • The technical process of writing and publishing an article

  • The problems of publishing narrative research

  • Publishing a book

  • Ethical issues in dissemination

  • Giving oral presentations at conferences or meetings

  • Practical issues in presentations

  • Presenting in the workplace and to specialist groups

  • Summary