OverviewWriter's Guide to Nursing Periodicals is a reference book that provides helpful information for writers. Every nursing journal currently in print has specific guidelines for writers. This reference is a single source of guidelines required by the editors of 101 nursing journals. The main purpose of this book is to compile information about nursing journals for persons who are submitting manuscripts for publication. This reference is a useful tool for novice as well as professional nurse, writers, students, scholars, and teachers of writing. Every journal entry includes the purpose//focus of journal, manuscript submission instructions, and author guidelines for the typing and layout. The journal editor or managing editor and correspondence address, journal facts, copyright, indexing, and sample journal titles are also provided. Key journal facts incorporated include publication schedule, circulation, number of papers submitted each year for publication and their acceptance rates, monetary reimbursement, average turnaround time once a manuscript is submitted for a response, publishing time after a manuscript has been accepted, and internet address of the publisher. All nursing writers will find this collection of guidelines extremely useful in aiding them in choosing the journal best suited for their works. Once the periodical choice is made, the guidelines will provide the requirements for publication.