Editing the Academic Voice

Preserving the academic voice is what I cover in this last instalment in the series about editing academic works (articles for academic journals, theses, and monographs) on the Copyediting.com blog.

Link to my columns on Copyediting.com

 Mentioned in this post:

  • Editing Canadian English, 3rd ed.
  • Joseph Williams’ Style — which comes in a different variation of title every few years, such as Lessons in Clarity and Grace or Toward Clarity and Grace
  • passive voice
  • jargon
  • sentence fragment