#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: Integrating non-English words into academic writing

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor column goes against my usual advice to keep it simple in favour of politicizing your text and risking making some of your readers a little uncomfortable: “Integrating non-English words into academic writing: The political and persuasive significance of beingContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Integrating non-English words into academic writing”

#AskDrEditor: How to write a statement of teaching philosophy that shines

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The fourth Ask Dr. Editor question comes from a sociologist who wants to learn some strategies she can draw on when drafting her statement of teaching philosophy. Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter atContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write a statement of teaching philosophy that shines”

#AskDrEditor: Your Reader is a Little Bit Drunk

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The second Ask Dr. Editor question comes from a faculty member who isn’t sure how to advise her trainees as they write their job application materials. Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter at @lertitia.

#AskDrEditor: Getting “is” right

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The first Ask Dr. Editor question comes from a researcher who can’t figure out how to conjugate a verb in a tricky sentence in the lay summary of her grant application. New articles will be posted monthly. Have a question you want meContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Getting “is” right”