Are you a professional writer, looking to build your clientele? We at the PEIWG are proud to be able to offer member services such as Writer-for-Hire. Many of our authors and editors work remotely, with much variation in genre and background. Need help with book coaching, editorial, or help with structure or finishing a project? Our writers are here to help.

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CHRISTINE GORDON MANLEY









Christine’s unique ability is reading a piece of writing through various lenses in order to connect the writer’s message to what the reader needs to hear. Christine draws on empathy and heart to guide writers from start to finish.

Christine edits: Books (memoirs, fiction, non-fiction), Research reports, Journal articles, Blog posts, Websites, More

Christine has been helping academics, researchers, educators, small business owners, and authors share their message with the world for over fifteen years. 

christinegordonmanley@gmail.com &  https://manleymann.ca/

 

MARILYN BELLEMORE

Marilyn's writing and editing services include: copyediting, proofreading, 
proposal writing, grant writing, ghostwriting, news, and feature writing.

An author and editor from the Green Mountains of Vermont, Marilyn is restoring an old farmhouse that she recently purchased in East Point, PEI. Her publications include: "The Night the Music Ended: The Station Nightclub: March 2000-February 2003" (Merry Blacksmith Press, 2012) and "Matunuck" (Arcadia Pub, 2015).

marilynbellemore@outlook.com


CAROL HORNE












 A consummate communicator, Carol thrives on copywriting challenges in the tourism sector. Her long-time experience supplying, assigning and editing copy for the majority  of Tourism PEI’s consumer content means she has developed an excellent ear for brand   tone, as well as a strong aversion to cliché and hackneyed phrasing. She is well-connected in the industry and can easily provide the “insider voice” that adds so much value to tourism content.

Carol's services include: copywriting, website content, grant proposals, annual reports,  editing, blogs, campaign content and strategy, newsletters, brochures, research reports.

Carol's publications include: The Centre for all Canadians (editor), 15 years of PEI Visitors Guides, content for many brochures, websites etc. (editor/content developer). 

chorne@wordscapecommunications.com & https://wordscapecommunications.com/        



Carol's publications include: The Centre for all Canadians (editor), 15 years of PEI Visitors Guides, content for many brochures, websites etc. (editor/content developer). 

JANE AFFLECK

WRITING/EDITING SERVICE OFFERED:  Developmental editing, light editing, and proofreading; web content writing and editing; short ~ medium-length feature writing, interviews and profiles.

CLIENTS INCLUDE: Non-profits, chambers of commerce, scientists, academics, independent authors. 

https://www.jane-affleck.com/

PROJX



   


Her writing has many voices: professional, academic, technical, spiritual, and poetic to name a few. Her academic training is interdisciplinary and started at UPEI. Always willing to share what she knows in ways others can connect with, relate to, and learn from Julie is known to deeply impact and transform diverse audiences with her various writing voices. Julie is an invited author and contributor to many books and publications throughout Canada and around the world.

JANN TICKNOR: Raised in rural Manitoba and with a family line to Cape Breton (and Scotland), creative writing came naturally to Jann in childhood.  Jann brings a skill set highly useful in various settings. She has informally supported many writers in expressing their authentic voices so their messages are fully understood. Often tasked with framing ideas or visions into written language that aligns with funding opportunities, Jann is highly skilled at integrating technical information into plain language products for different audiences.

CLIENTS INCLUDE: Community-based organizations, independent researchers, PhD students, research ethics boards, universities, public service sectors, musicians/performers/song-writers/hip-hop artists.

Website: www.juliebull.net Email: julierbull@gmail.com | jmticknor@gmail.com Phone: 416.700.9952 | 204.887.4936

Julie Bull & Jann Ticknor are ProjX.
Writing/Editing Services Offered: copywriting, website writing, ghostwriting, grant writing, proposal writing, script writing, annual report writing, manuscript editing, copyediting, structural editing.

 JULIE BULL hails from NunatuKavut, Labrador – the Big Land. Writing since        childhood, Julie recently started a  poetry and spoken word residency at the Banff Centre in March 2020.

STEPHANIE KAIN

  


  

Stephanie Kain is an award-winning author, as well as a developmental editor for writers who want to mobilize their lives. She holds a PhD in creative writing from Lancaster University (UK) and enjoys helping independent clients uncover their highest writing potential. She is available to ghostwrite your nonfiction material on any niche subject from blog posts to full- length manuscripts.

Contact her through TheWordCoach.Academy or kains@algonquincollege.com

 
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LYNNE MCKENNA FLEMING






With a Bachelor of Commerce; CPA, CMA; and Masters in Public Administration (Management), Lynne brings a wide range of experience to the table. After receiving the Deputy Minister and Chief of Defence Staff Award for Defence Renewal in2017, Lynne is comfortable working in all realms of the federal public service, including: all types of public sector documentation, including annual reports, options analysis, and briefing notes. 

Contact: lmckennaflemming@live.ca  or http://lmckennafleming.ca/ (website under construction)


ANDY WALKER 

  

  

Writing has been Andy's passion for over four decades. After 17 years as a full-time newspaper reporter and editor, he became a full time freelance writer in 1997. While a lot has changed in those 40 plus years since Andy first sat down at a manual typewriter, the importance of telling your story well is more vital now than ever. He is prepared to go the extra mile to help share those stories with the world. 

His writing services include: 
copyediting, proofreading, news and feature writing, and website content. Memberships include: Canadian Freelance Guild, Atlantic Canada Farm Writers Association, Canadian Farm Writers Association

Contact him at awalker@pei.sympatico.ca or www.peiprofessionalwriter.com

                                                                                                                                     



                                                                                                                                      


Cindy Lapeña is an author, editor, and writing coach (academic and creative writing). She is a mentor, artist, teacher, owner of Art 'n' Words Studio, and publisher of The Weekly Writing Post, owner of The Writing Pool.  Her writing credits include: The Lost Amulets (a novel, part 1 of The Amulets of Panagaea, 2013), The Amulet of Fire (a novel, part 2 of The Amulets of Panagaea, 2018), 101 Fun Games, Activities, & Projects for English Classes (5 vols., 2013), Welcome Inn (a novel, 2019); various essays and articles in print and online. She is the recipient of the Carlos Palanca National Literary Award for Playwriting  (full-length play in English; 2007-3rd place).  
           
            Web:
www.cindylapena.com ; www.artnwords.cawww.thewritingpool.com
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mail: cindy@artnwords.ca
  
 

 CINDY LAPEÑA


CHRIS MCGARRY 

     

  

BIO: Since graduating from the Holland College journalism program in 2006, I've made my mark in the writing world. My accomplishments include covering the various stories of residents and life in eastern Prince Edward Island as a reporter for the Eastern Graphic, editor of a national magazine, as well as a real estate copywriter. Furthermore, I've also found growing success as an indie author and book editor, with my most successful publication to date being the action thriller Fifth Column.

PUBLICATIONS: 
I've been published in many newspapers and magazines including the Eastern Graphic, The Buzz, G! Magazine, Vermilion and Area Voice (Alberta), Canadian Firearms Journal, Atlantic Catholic Magazine, and Mayzil.

His writing services include: writing columns, editing documents, books, articles, copywriting and website content.





 






  

With her company McGowan & Co, Ginny and the Write Edit Group have helped authors do background research, reports and essay writing, & ghost-writing. She has also done coaching/mentoring for nonfiction authors, developmental editing, stylistic editing, copy editing, proofreading, manuscript appraisal, grants and proposals, policies and procedures manuals, and more. She is a member of Editors Canada, Canadian Freelance Guild, International Mentoring Association PEI Business Women's Association. Her clients include: Academic research groups; Scholars; Graduate students; Businesses; Non-profit/charitable organizations; Independent authors. 



 

VIRGINIA MCGOWAN 

  

KATIE MAC

         From news releases to novels to the screen, Katie Mac is a writer with a background in communications and politics. She is co- editor and contributor to the GIFt Horse series: an anthology of short stories from Island genre writers. She is the co- creator of the comedy short film Hot or Not. Her writing / editing services include: Fiction and non-fiction, media releases, speechwriting, social media, & briefing notes.

She is the winner of the Island Literary Awards Maritime Short Story Contest 2020 (2nd place) and her clients include: the government of PEI, and the GIFt Horse Short Story Anthology Series. 

http://katiemacpei.ca/ or Email: katiemacpei@gmail.com



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