Here is where I am on the road of life-long learning.

  • Certificate in Publishing, Ryerson University. Courses completed: trade publishing; educational publishing; grammar; copy editing for books, journals, and reports; substantive and stylistic editing; production; scholarly publishing
  • Bachelor of Education, Artist in the Community Program, Queen’s University, 1985
  • Master of Arts (English), Queen’s University, 1983
  • Bachelor of Arts (English and History), Trinity College, University of Toronto, 1981

Professional Development

  • One-day seminars with Editors Canada on scholarly editing, stylistic editing, copyright, on-screen editing, and editing for educational markets
  • Editors Canada Webinars on developmental editing, how to create a style guide, and stylistic editing
  • Participant in study groups for Editors Canada certification
  • Editors Canada conferences – Ottawa, 2007; Toronto, 2009; Halifax, 2013; Toronto, 2014; Toronto, 2015
  • Developmental Editing of Fiction and Non-fiction, Author-Editor Clinic, Seattle, 2013
  • Fiction Editing Certificate, The Christian PEN, 2012