#AskDrEditor: How to review a book you don’t like without destroying your professional relationships

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to review your acquaintances’ books in a critical, honest, yet diplomatic way: “How to review a book you don’t like without destroying your professional relationships” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter at @shortishard.

#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: 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!