Don't rely on being an entirely original genius, but engage in a written discussion with your colleagues, respecting and responding to all the great ideas that are already in circulation.
Once you have informed yourself about what is generally known by your particular readership, you will know exactly what to include and what to omit.
In order to get your thesis published, there are various things that need to be taken into consideration. Naomi Segal-Publishing Your Thesis Sound File (14.6 Mb) Part of the examiners' official role is to determine whether your thesis is a publishable piece of research.
They will probably have told you either at the viva or in their written report what their recommendations are regarding publication.
Some journals are explicit about this in their mission statement.
But even if they are not, avoid sending around one particular article to different journals.
Rewriting material If, for example, you are rewriting a conference paper, which required a very compact and more dialogical style of presentation, communicating directly and clearly to an audience within a very short time span, your article will now have to be geared towards an audience of readers.
Whereas a conference paper can allow for a certain degree of loose ends, an article will need to be far more conclusive and polished.
It will also be useful to take a look at some of the articles in the journal, so that you will be clear as to what exactly the journal expects, and how in fact the submitted articles relate to this mission statement, that is how open to interpretation their thematic spectrum is.
In the mission statement you will be able to find out about Approaching several journals at once This is not good practice.