250-335-3334

Rejigging my site

Just to let you know, for a few weeks the site will be reduced to this blog page and the Home page. I’m still taking on work, though! All the basics about hiring me to write and edit for you are still on the Home page. As always, I try to find ways that authors...

Editing my father’s memoir of World War 2

This project started when my sister gave me the folder of my father’s memoirs of World War 2 a few years ago. He was a prisoner of war from November 1941, when he was captured in Libya, to early 1945. Written in his clear hand about 40 years later, the documents need...

Speaking to Writing

Many lovers of drama and literature will know that in his old age, American playwright Eugene O’Neil could no longer write, due to illness. He found that writing longhand with pen on paper was essential to his creativity. I wonder if he was able to dictate functional...

Writing Easily is Writing Slowly.

Writing for business isn’t hard, if you can slow down. Hurrying makes it difficult. Or maybe you put off writing? Maybe you feel vague about what to say. Every writer struggles with this uncertainty, whether in novels or emails. Writing is not just recording. It’s...