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Michelle Waitzman

Toronto, ON M1E 1V5
Canada
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POWERFUL WORDS – PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS.

I write, edit, and proofread for corporate, non-profit, professional, and non-fiction publishing clients. I can help you with books, articles, websites, journals, reports, conference papers, newsletters, brochures, social media, ad copy and scripts—or anything else you use to get your message across.

I’ve worked with complex topics like tax, law, and immigration. I’m not intimidated by challenging content and I love to learn about new subjects. I use plain language and strong organizational skills to make complicated ideas clear. I always keep the target reader in mind, helping you to craft a message that reaches the right audience and makes a strong impact.

My clients have included the Canadian Tax Foundation, Miller Thomson LLP, Avalon Travel Publishing, Arcturus Publishing, New Zealand Department of Labour, San Min Publishing, Wilderness Press, and Home & Abroad travel website.

Some of my particular areas of knowledge and experience include health and fitness, diet and nutrition, cooking and baking, camping and outdoor recreation, animals, New Zealand (where I lived for seven years), and adventure/budget travel.

Before starting my freelance writing and editing career I worked as a communications specialist for five years and had a successful career in TV production. This gave me lots of experience working as part of a team and collaborating with other writers, producers, performers, graphic artists, and printers, and bridging the gap between the creative team and the business team.

Contact me today to find out how I can help make your next project or publication go smoothly and successfully.

Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Editing translations
  • On-screen editing
  • Online editing
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Books, general
  • Brochures
  • Business materials, general
  • Educational materials, general
  • Guidebooks
  • In-house publications
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Newsletters
  • Public relations materials
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Finance and taxation
  • Health
  • Law
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Travel and tourism