With a Master's degree in English, a specialization in Creative Writing, and a previous job as a College English instructor, my skill set is versatile and varied. I am passionate about words, and I am able to manipulate language in fun and exciting ways. I am fiercely creative, quick to complete projects, and a native English speaker.
Editorial Work: From a simple error sweep, to a full-on developmental edit, I can help your work be its best. I am thorough, honest, and I will polish your work until it shines! Portfolio samples available upon request.
Article Writing: I take great pride in my writing. I have excellent research skills, and I can write you unique articles that will engage your readers. Portfolio available upon request.
Ghost Writing: I am available for select ghost-writing projects. I have successfully written several Ebooks and fiction pieces. Contact me for more info!
I run and maintain both The North Polington Facebook Page and the North Polington website. I am responsible for all social media postings, blogs, content articles, updates, and overall maintenance.
English and Communications Instructor
Bow Valley College
thg 12 2007 - thg 6 2011 (3 năm, 6 tháng)
I instructed college level classes in: English Literature, Communications, College Success, Blogging and Digital Identity. I also taught these course online, and worked as The Subject Matter Expert for the curriculum development of the online communications course.
Bow Valley College (Continuing Education)
thg 12 2007 - thg 9 2010 (2 năm, 9 tháng)
I created and delivered the content for a series of grammar workshops at various locations throughout Calgary.
Master of Arts (English), Specialization in Creative Writing
Canada 2005 - 2007
Bachelor of Arts, Major in English Literature, Concentration in Creative Writing
Canada 2001 - 2005
Professional Editing Certificate (Diploma)
I completed a two-year diploma program which granted me the designation of professional editor. The diploma covered: proofreading, developmental editing, and copy-editing.
The New England Book Festival
My children's book, Winter and The Secret of Santa, received this award.
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Winter and The Secret of Santa
North Polington Press
Winter and the Secret of Santa is a children's chapter book (fiction) about Santa Claus and his family.