Find Information More Quickly with Alfred

Need to quickly check a quotation or gather missing publication information? Ever wish you could find a way to make the process more efficient? This is the third in a series of posts describing some of my areas of “friction” and how I have attempted to solve them. I’d love to hear from you about […]

Becoming More Efficient: Keyboard Shortcuts for Word

Do you ever find yourself doing the same small task over and over again, wishing you could find a way to make the process more efficient? This is the second in a series of posts describing some of my areas of “friction” and how I have attempted to solve them. I’d love to hear from […]

Too Many Windows? Use OSX’s Spaces

Do you ever find yourself doing the same small task over and over again, wishing you could find a way to make the process more efficient? Over time, as I have done more and more editing, I keep noticing those little things that add up when they are done over and over again, hour after […]

Editing In-Text Citations

Have you ever found yourself faced with a book-length manuscript filled with in-text citations? Checking to ascertain that each in-text citation matches its corresponding reference list entry is a time-consuming and tedious task under the best of circumstances. Over the course of more than fifteen years as an editor, I’ve tried a number of different […]