Ideas on Fire is proud to be sponsoring the 2023 ACES Society for Editing virtual conference for developmental editors, copyeditors, and more!
Cathy Hannabach’s keynote address on how building critical generosity into editorial practice is a key way we build the worlds we want to inhabit.
Addressing the peer review crisis with a more manageable process for reviewers, journal editors, and authors alike.
Successful journal article publishing requires a plan that can adapt to changing circumstances and needs. Here’s how to create one.
How faculty journal editors can create a journal style guide that embodies the politics, ethics, and vision of their journal.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Dena’ina musician-scholar Jessica Bissett Perea about transforming the academic publishing pipeline by centering Indigenous worldviews.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Christen A. Smith, Dána-Ain Davis, and Sameena Mulla about the Cite Black Women movement.
How scholars can use acknowledgments pages to build community, recognize intellectual and affective labor, and strengthen genealogies.
Techniques for writing with confidence at the sentence level, including how to inhabit a confident voice no matter the genre.
What academic authors can do to build sustainable editor relationships that help them meet their publishing goals.
Last checks and confirmations to run on your documents before submitting a book proposal to an academic publisher for consideration
How to review your book’s index draft: what to check, how to evaluate quality, what can be modified, and how to request changes
The awesome Elise Chatelain, co-founder of Dismantle Magazine, interviewed me for the magazine and it was just published! Read the article at Dismantle We talk about how Ideas on Fire grew from a one-woman freelance operation to a full-fledged editing and indexing...
Major themes at the 2019 Editors Canada conference included diversity in editing, the importance of plain language, and sensitivity reading.
Tips on editing footnotes and endnotes, helping authors decide between them, keeping up with citation style changes, and curbing overcitation.
Host Cathy Hannabach interviews Denne Michele Norris about the writing process, making publishing more accessible, and difference as strength.
Host Cathy Hannabach interviews Craig Santos Perez about Indigenous Chamoru poetry as a social justice practice and communal storytelling.
Interdisciplinary scholars often make fantastic academic editors. Here’s how you can get started building an interdisciplinary editing career.