Writing for publishing especially for novice writers is not easy. Many a time students are usually on their own to navigate their way in the academia. For in the academia, if you do not publish, your future is bleak and desolate. This book takes the reader through the processes of writing for publishing. It addresses issues such as, inter alia, where to publish, how to select a journal, how to interface with reviewers and editors, how to respond to reviewers’ comments, including issues concerning sole authorship and co-authorship. The book emphasizes rigour in academic writing with correct punctuation, correct grammar and correct referencing. This book is not a manual, but an aide to writing for publishing from both the writer’s and editor’s perspectives, as its title insinuates in piercing the veil. It is intended for both novice and seasoned writers.