#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: The book review is dead

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses good reasons for writing a book review, and covers the difference between conventional and unconventional book reviews: “The book review is dead: To make a humanities book review work for you, defy the conventional.” Have a question you want me toContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: The book review is dead”

#AskDrEditor: How to show your project’s worth in social science and humanities research proposals

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece explores the difficulties of writing social science and humanities research proposals, breaking down research “significance” into four facets: “How to show your project’s worth in social science and humanities research proposals: There are several different ways to define the “significance” ofContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to show your project’s worth in social science and humanities research proposals”

#AskDrEditor: Literature reviews that work

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece outlines the components of an effective lit review, with a special emphasis on nuance and flow: “Literature reviews that work: Techniques for coherent, analytical lit reviews.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me!