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WRITING FOR REFEREED JOURNALS By Marilyn Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Introduction Developing a manuscript for a specific peer-reviewed journal can save time and increase your chances of the manu- script’s acceptance. Authors have had major rewrites or rejections that might have been avoided if a journal were selected carefully and the manuscript sent matched what the journal sought. This article addresses common issues and questions about publishing in peer-reviewed journals. Issue 74, 1 2019 Pennsylvania Nurse 22