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OTHER WRITING SAMPLES

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” — Anton Chekhov

Browse these examples of pieces I've written to see the kind of work I could do for you.

SAMPLE STORIES

Business stories

"Phycus Biotechnologies create formaldehyde-free skin care" (Innovacorp Mar. '22)

"'Zombie cells' fuel green technology for OzoneBio" (Innovacorp Mar. '22)

"A pandemic pivot opens door to exporting" (NSBI Annual Report 2020–21)

"Extraordinary growth in challenging times" (NSBI Annual Report 2020–21)

Stories on nature and science

"Kevin Ogilvie: Making medicines in the fight against COVID-19"  (Acadia Bulletin Fall '21)

"Piecing together fragments of the past" (Acadia Bulletin Spr. '20)

EDITING PROJECT SAMPLES

Large projects

Tr'ondëk–Klondike World Heritage Site Nomination Dossier (2016–17). I assembled and led a team of editors to complete this huge, complex project within its tight and shifting deadlines.

Landscape of Grand Pré World Heritage Site Nomination Dossier (2010). This was a solo editing project with tight deadlines. The Landscape of Grand Pré was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2012. Click to read a sample chapter.

Non-fiction

Make Your Move at Work Toolkit (stylistic edit for plainer language, plus copy edit and proofread)

Wade Wilson, PhD, and Ambika Bansal, MSc(c): F.A.T.E., the Kind We Can Control (light stylistic edit, copy edit, proofread, format for publication)

Fiction

Deborah Young: Gabriel's Great Perhaps fantasy novel (structural, stylistic, and copy edits)

Reports

Valley Regional Enterprise Network: 2017 Annual Report

Press releases

"Dr. Emily Bremer named Acadia's newest Canada Research Chair" (Jan. '22)

"Peace By Chocolate's Tareq Hadhad to headline Valley fundraiser" (Sep. '21)

Website content

Have it all in Annapolis Valley (2021). This was a large, complex project that entailed detailed research as well as writing.