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Shannon Griffin-Merth

Griffin Editing

Nelson, BC
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Griffin Editing is operated by Shannon Griffin-Merth, who has both a Master’s and a Bachelor's (Honours) in English Literature. Her specialty is manuscript editing, though she also edits a wide range of written materials including theses, academic papers, articles, promotional materials for businesses, and statements of intent for graduate-level university applications. She is a member of the Editors’ Association of Canada and the Federation of BC Writers.

A lifelong enthusiast of language and literature, Shannon has a particular affinity for contemporary Canadian fiction. Attentive to detail, thorough, and curious by nature, she approaches each project with openness, attention, and precision. She is committed to providing clients with excellent and professional editing services.

Shannon welcomes inquiries, and would be pleased to provide an estimate for your project.



Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Editing translations
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing


  • Academic books and monographs
  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Anthologies
  • Books, art and photography
  • Books, children's and young adult
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-help
  • Books, self-published
  • Brochures
  • Business materials, general
  • Cookbooks
  • Educational materials, general
  • Fiction
  • Fiction, mystery
  • Government materials, general
  • Guidebooks
  • Magazines
  • Public relations materials
  • Résumés and CVs
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction


  • Aboriginal people
  • Animals
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Canada
  • Ecology and environment
  • Family
  • Gardening and horticulture
  • Gender studies
  • Geography
  • Grammar and linguistics
  • Health
  • Health and medicine, general
  • History, Canadian
  • Humanities, general
  • International relations
  • Lifestyles
  • Literature
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Pedagogy
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Travel and tourism