I have an interesting idea, and did a fair bit of writing and research, with some good examples to display the idea. However, I still feel like the whole paper is too monolithic, like an extended display of one point.

How can I transform the project into something with full article potential? I’m not sure if this would require changing some aspect of the original idea to add more potential to it, or if there are some writing strategies that can be used to surround the original idea with more substance.

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    well that is point of the paper!!! to be monolithic and straight forward – SSimon Dec 15 '17 at 4:42

If you have made an interesting point and placed it in context, you're done! There's no need to pad out the paper. Articles are allowed to be short and sweet. You may want to send it to a journal that specialises in shorter papers, or that has a section for "brief communications" or the like. Note that these are not necessarily any less prestigious than longer formats.

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    Note that these are not necessarily any less prestigious than longer formats. – not to mention that the highest-ranking journals have strong space restrictions. – Wrzlprmft Dec 15 '17 at 8:49

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