#AskDrEditor: How to write about research methods

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to explain research methods in a clear way that appeals to readers and peer reviewers: “How to write about research methods: Make sure you are presenting your methods in a logical order, and if you can, try and paintContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write about research methods”

#AskDrEditor: How to hire an editor

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece outlines how to navigate the world of editing and find a great editor who can meet your needs: “How to hire an editor: Three steps to make sure you get the help you need.” Have a question you want me toContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to hire an editor”

#AskDrEditor: Crafting a strong conclusion to your journal article or book chapter

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece explains why and how powerful conclusions work, backed by social sciences research: “Crafting a strong conclusion to your journal article or book chapter: If you find that your writing often ends weakly, you may be giving away too many of yourContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Crafting a strong conclusion to your journal article or book chapter”

#AskDrEditor: How to revise and resubmit without despair

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor provides a six-step process for addressing seemingly impossible demands from peer reviewers: “How to revise and resubmit without despair: A six-step approach for doing the (seemingly) impossible task of applying reviewer feedback to your journal article.” Have a questionContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to revise and resubmit without despair”

#AskDrEditor: Being understood outside your discipline

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The ninth Ask Dr. Editor column provides concrete steps to help you ensure that readers outside your discipline will understand your key words & concepts: “Being understood outside your discipline: how to immerse yourself in the linguistic world in which your readers live,Continue reading “#AskDrEditor: Being understood outside your discipline”