Something about needing help
Also - change the illustration and add a blurb describing the Before
Limiting belief about asking for help
Empowering message - something something important, vital, legitimate - we don’t need someone to save us - just help us build the tools to save ourselves...and the rest of the world.
I want to help you Change the world
And I know that I can, because I have the experience, talent and skills to help make your next project into the most powerful agent for change possible;.
Want unique and custom illustrations for your brand or project that will support the personality, values and voice of your business?
I can't wait to work with you to create a logo, some adorably branded, hand-drawn elements and an overall style guide - to bring your personality into the Brand World you want to create for your favourite customers.
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Work with me - one-on-one - to hone your Purpose, develop your Practice and wrestle your latest writing project into existence
You decide how often we meet, and what role you need me to take: editor, mentor, deadline enforcer, comforting teacher, partner in crime - you name it.
I will bring my years of experience and training to your project and writerly life.
Brew the coffee, and make space in your calendar.
Work with me - one-on-one - to find and develop your Brand Message.
You can choose a package to fit your needs, including just the foundations of your brand message, the complete copy portfolio for your website, or a combination of both Copy-Development and hand-drawn Visual elements to bring your Brand World to life and share it with the people you love to help.
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Don’t give up. Don’t Shut up. Make those waves! Even though it’s hard, you can do it. Your voice is legitimate. Your message is important, and you can share it to change the world.
Bachelors’ Degree: English Literature and Communications, with a minor in Canadian and World History.
Education Bachelors’ Degree: Special interest In Literacy, Social Studies and the Psychology of Learning.
High School English Teacher
Writing Curriculum Developer: Riverbend Community School
Literacy and Writing Teacher for students of all ages with Learning Disabilities
University Lecturer on Literary Theory and Writing Process
Guest Expert on Writing at Creative Live
Workshop leader for Etsy Maker Cities
Seven years of concentrated academic research and writing.
Professional curriculum and lesson plan developer and writer - for online and classroom learning.
Locally published in creative non-fiction and op-ed articles and columns.
Featured columnist on communications, special interest writing and brand development.
Freelance developmental and line editor for academic theses.
Freelance copywriter and developmental editor for commercial and private projects for both print and online.
Someday writer of the next Great Canadian Novel...maybe 😉
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I write about Writing, Being a human and Doing Difficult Sh*t in a Difficult World - and I use silly illustrations to make it all seem easier...sometimes, it works.
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