Before my viva (as they call it in the UK) one of my supervisors strongly hinted that one of my examiners would likely be interested in supervising me with the writing of a monograph. Three months after my PhD was awarded, I decided to contact both examiners and both responded that they did not feel qualified: one does not hold a doctorate, the other's main disciplinary area is outside my own.
I was given your typical stock advice to publish and review but my heart is still set on publishing a monograph.
There are a couple of professors throughout the UK and North America whom I am keen to contact as potential supervisors for my project on the basis of our shared research affinities. Do I just send them an email? What is the protocol? This newbie academic does not want to commit any faux-pas!
Is a monograph or book of some sort an independent endeavour?.
Sigh.... post-PhD distress