#AskDrEditor: Using the active voice strategically

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece explains the active voice, when to use it, and its application alongside passive voice: “Using the active voice strategically: How and where to edit for active voice constructions in your academic writing.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me orContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Using the active voice strategically”

#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 or ask me on Twitter at @shortishard.

#AskDrEditor: How to craft an organizational structure for your research article

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The fifth Ask Dr. Editor column investigates how visualization strategies can help you to determine the shape that best fits your argument: “How to craft an organizational structure for your research article.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me orContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to craft an organizational structure for your research article”