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Freelance writing resume

Subjects

Business and Industry, Entrepreneurship, Environment, History and Heritage, Health and Fitness, Travel and Tourism, Leisure and Lifestyle, Seniors and Retirement

Types of writing

Profiles, Brochures, Corporate Communications, Ghostwriting, Government Reports, Web Sites, Abstracting, Public Relations/Publicity

Articles in publications

The Financial Post Magazine, Home Business Report, WeddingBells, Antiques!, Fifty-Five Plus, American Style, This Country Canada, enRoute, Health Naturally, Spa Life, Plant and Garden, Airborn, The Aquaculture Gazette, Computing Canada, Legion Magazine, Profit Magazine, StraightGoods.com, MSNBC Online, WeightWatchers.ca, Le Toit du Monde, Globe and Mail, PROFIT magazine, The Hill Times

Other writing

Employee Communications Advisor to government. Compensation Officer at federal Pay Research Bureau. Trade Policy Analyst at Industry Canada. Chair, Publicity Director for a personnel association. Researcher for Internet site on wedding traditions. Writer for tourism brochure on businesses in an Ottawa Valley small town.

Books

  • INSIDE OUTSIDE: in conversation with a family doctor and a clothing designer
  • OTTAWA TITANS: fortune and fame in the early days of Canada's capital
  • SPIES IN OUR MIDST: the incredible story of Igor Gouzenko, Cold-War spy
  • MARRIAGE IS A BUSINESS: it is the family firm. Think venture partnership
  • THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE: exploring the elusive route through Canada's Arctic waters
  • THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: the long journey to freedom in Canada
  • TREASURE UNDER THE TUNDRA: Canada's Arctic Diamonds
  • CODE NAME HABBAKUK: a secret ship made of ice
  • FLYING ON INSTINCT: Canada's Bush Pilot Pioneers
  • HIGH PEAKS ENGINEERING: Rocky Mountain Marvels
  • THE LUCK OF THE KARLUK: Shipwrecked in the Arctic

Writing memberships

Canadian Authors Association (CAA), Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC), Ottawa Independent Writers (OIW), Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC), The Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC), The National Trust for Canada (NTC).

Awards

Awarded the Ontario Historical Society (OHS) 2010 Huguenot Society of Canada award for her book The Underground Railroad: the long journey to freedom in Canada. It honours "the best book or substantial article published in Ontario in the past three years which has brought public awareness to the principles of freedom of conscience and freedom of thought".

Winner, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Capital EXCEL 2002 and 2010 awards for communication excellence in features, editorial and technical writing.

US National Mature Media awards in 2002 and 2004 for magazine articles about/for seniors.