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victoria university

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, British and Canadian literature



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I’m a longstanding member of Editors Canada (formerly known as the Editors’ Association of Canada), which is a professional organization for editors. It has about 1500 members across Canada.

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I’m also a member of MENSA Canada, whose members “are from every walk of life with IQs in the top 2 percent of the population.” Despite this, I still stand in the kitchen a couple of times a day going, “Now, what the heck did I come in here for???”


Courses & Certifications

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias (ORE) Editing Examination

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Freelance Copy Editors’ Examination

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Copyeditors’ Examination/Certification

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Sports Writing Workshop with Blair Shewchuk 

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Copywriting for the Freelance Writer 

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Fund Development Writing for Communications Professionals 

Toronto Metropolitan University

Feature Writing for the Freelance Market 


"Your copyediting comments on the manuscript often really made me laugh, as well as feel infinitely more confident about it…. It was lovely that you ‘got it’ so well. I’d like to buy you a drink sometime!" 

—Louise Voss, author,

The Venus Trap

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