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Jeanne Dianne Ainslie


Education: Honours BSc (Geology); MSc (Geochemistry); film and television workshops (Summer Institute of Film and Television); Progoff's Intensive Journal Workshop; Job Description training; EAC workshops. I am a published author (novels, articles) with over 30 years experience in writing and 15 years in editing, which includes scientific materials, such as articles in geology, agriculture, and environmental and atmospheric science, books (fiction and non-fiction), newsletters, press releases, speeches, reports, and job descriptions. My clients have included scientists, government departments, Crown corporations, consultants, and authors. My passion is writing and I enjoy working with writers. I provide quality editing and invaluable direction for my clients in a dynamic relationship of care and enthusiasm.

Editorial Skills

  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • On-screen editing
  • Online editing
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing


  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Books, self-help
  • Books, self-published
  • Fiction
  • Government materials, general
  • Magazines
  • Periodicals, general


  • Earth sciences
  • Ecology and environment
  • Energy, mines and natural resources
  • Government, federal
  • Literature
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Sciences, general