Portfolio

The following links provide a cross-section of my freelance work and volunteer projects:

Book reviews
Quill & Quire book reviews: Finding HopeBlankOn the Edge; The Big Apple Effect; Hustle; A Taste of Heaven; Live to TellWhatever 
National Reading Campaign book reviews: Touch of GoldA Beginners Guide to Immortality; How to Outfox Your Friends When You Dont Have a ClueA Morning to Polish and Keep; War in My TownBest Friends Through Eternity; Foodprints: The Story of What We EatPoppy Cat; The Traveling CircusDelusion RoadAvis DolphinFemme; The World Without Us; The Farmerettes; Through the Woods; The Sweetest Thing You Can Sing; The Art of Getting Stared At; A Hole in My Heart; How to Win at High School

Books copy edited or proofread
Downside Up by Richard Scrimger (Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada)
Now You Know Canada: 150 Years of Fascinating Facts by Doug Lennox (Dundurn Press)
The Nordic Guide to Living 10 Years Longer (Greystone Books)

Dance of the Banished by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch (Pajama Press)
Bad Pirate by Kari-Lynn Winters (Pajama Press)
The Chile Pepper Bible by Judith Finlayson (Robert Rose Inc.)
Middenrammers by John Bart (Freehand Books)
Around the World in 80 Maps (Firefly Books)
Night of the Living Dead, Volume 1: The Sins of the Father (Firefly Books)
Water: Exploring the Blue Planet (Firefly Books)

Saving for School by Gail Vaz-Oxlade (HarperCollinsCanada)
Dirty Science: 25 Experiments with Soil by Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone (Scholastic)
Baileys Visit by Susan Hughes (Scholastic Canada)
Dojo Daycare
by Chris Tougas (Owlkids Books)
The Story Starts Here!
by Caroline Merola (Owlkids Books)
Goodnight, You
by Geneviève Côté (Kids Can Press)
Loula Is Leaving for Africa 
by Anne Villeneuve (Kids Can Press)
Stupid
by Kim Firmston (James Lorimer)
Academic Freedom in Conflict
, edited by James L. Turk (James Lorimer)
Pension Confidential by Robert Drummond and Chris Roberts (James Lorimer)
Mad Dogs, Midgets and Screw Jobs by Pat Laprade and Bertrand Hebert (ECW Press)
The Naked Truth by Lisa Brandt (self-published e-book)

Copy editing and proofreading
Art Gallery of Ontario: AGO Experience, spring 2017; Art Matters, spring 2017 (Vol. 25, No.2)  Art Matters, spring 2016 (Vol. 24, No. 2)
International Architecture & Design: summer 2016; spring 2016 winter 2015-16;  s
ummer 2015
Havergal College: Torch, fall 2016, and Annual Report 2015-16; Grad Profile 2016; ViewBookTorch, spring 2016; Torch, fall 2015; Annual Report, 2014-15

Scarborough Town Centre: Scarborough Town Centre Achieves Major Sales Milestone, May 2016 press release; Guards with Gifts, holiday 2014 press release
The Globe and Mail: Sunnybrook Magazine, fall 2016 Sunnybrook Magazine, spring 2016 Sunnybrook Magazine, fall 2015Sunnybrook Magazine, spring 2015; Sunnybrook Magazine, fall 2014

The Globe and Mail: Up front magazine for PricewaterhouseCoopers, fall 2016;  Up front magazine, winter 2015-16; Up front magazine, summer 2014; Up front, fall 2014 
The Globe and Mail: The Next Million, October 2105;  The Next Million, June 2015;
The Next Million, April 2015
The Globe and Mail: Peter Munk Cardiac Centre magazine, 2015
The Globe and Mail: HSBC, Doors Ive Walked Through, fall 2015
McMichael Canadian Art Collection: Annual Report, 2014-15

McMichael Canadian Art Collection: McMichael Magazine, summer & fall 2015; McMichael Magazine, winter & spring 2015
McMichael Canadian Art Collection: summer & fall 2015 programs brochure
Your Oral Health.ca: fall 2016/winter 2017spring/summer 2016fall/winter 2015-16 spring/summer 2015fall/winter 2014-15;  spring/summer 2014 issue;
fall/winter 2013-14; spring/summer 2013
Ontario Dental Association: Your Association 2013-2014 guide
Art Gallery of Ontario: Year in Review, 2015-2016; Year in Review, 2014-15; Year in Review, 2013-2014Year in Review, 2012-2https://lifeonplanetword.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/yoh_fw_2016-lr.pdf013; Weston Family Learning Centre

Writing, copy writing, editing
The Arthritis Society: You, Your Child & Arthritis
Art Gallery of Ontario: Revealing the Early Renaissance10 Tips for a Great Visit,
Whats OnClose Encounters and the Art Rental + Sales Gallery
Art Gallery of Ontario: Spring 2014 School Programs Poster
Print edition of BoldFace, 2014 issue
Scarborough Town Centre: Scarborough Town Centre Unveils New SWEET MRKT, November 2016 press release;  Scarborough Town Centre Unveils First Phase of New TASTE MRKT, July 2016 press release; Scarborough Town Centre and The Scarborough Hospital Foundation Announce New Partnership, fall 2014 press release

Periodical features and articles (writing)
Canadian Childrens Book News,  summer 2014 issue: With Flying Colours

Canadian House & Home
Canadian Health
Elevate magazine
Ignite magazine: New Year, New You!; Progressive Extended-Stay Programs;
Green Businesses

Novel & Short Story Writers Market: 2017 edition: Creative Cures for Writers Block 2016 edition: The Ins and Outs of Outlines; 2015 edition: Breaking In: An Author Roundtable, Anatomy of a Successful Short Story; 2014 edition: Writing an Irresistible Query
Ontario Dentist: Burlington Dental Academy
Your Oral Health.ca: fall/winter 2016-17 issue: The Space in Between; fall/winter 2015-16 issue: Dental Specialties – Profile of a Pediatric Dentist; fall/winter 2014-15 issue: The Daily Grind;  spring/summer 2014 issue: Dental Specialties Profile of a Periodontist;  spring 2013 issue: Brushing and  Flossing and Rinsing. Oh My!; winter 2013 issue: Expecting a Baby?; fall/winter 2013-14 issue: You Could Really Use a Mint!
Ontario Dentist, June 2014 issue: Working Wonders in Northern Ontario

Volunteer posts and editing for BoldFace, the blog of the Toronto branch of Editors Canada
Editor for Life: Mary Norris: author, query proofreader, and keynote speaker at the Editors Canada Conference 2016
Editor for Life: Patrick Walsh, editor-in-chief and brand manager at Outdoor Canada
Editor for Life: Barbara Berson, freelance editor and consultant
Editor for Life: Nita Pronovost, editorial director at Simon & Schuster Canada
By the Book: HarperCollins Canadas managing editor Noelle Zitzers reading highlights
By the Book:Freelance editor, writer, and media consultant Tina Anson Mines Reading Highlights
By the Book: Quill & Quires Dory Cernys reading highlights
BoldFace, 2014 print edition

The Daily Grind: Pâtisserie La Cigogne
Q&A: Linden MacIntyre on the author/editor relationship
Q&A: Mary Lawson on the author/editor relationship
Q&A: Elizabeth Berg on the author/editor relationship