#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: 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”

#AskDrEditor: How to publish compelling, collaboratively written journal articles

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The eighth Ask Dr. Editor column digs into best practices for collaborative publishing: how to share a single authorial voice, to incorporate an innovate structure, to communicate with your editor, and to fight the goddamned patriarchy: “Authoring together: How to publish compelling, collaboratively writtenContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to publish compelling, collaboratively written journal articles”