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Forest North | Holistic writing and editorial support for writers at every stage of their journey. Nonfiction & all flavors of fiction welcome here.

writing samples

As mentioned in the job description here, the requirements for this position include a portfolio of writing samples. I have curated a list of samples for your review below.

Samples of Writing for Forest North (2016-2017)

This is a small selection of my most recent blog posts. 

The Five Key Elements to Writing a Book
Why Bestseller Status Doesn't Matter
The Other Half of Book Writing

This is a sample of the editorial agreement I constructed to frame my editorial partnership work with clients.

Editorial Agreement

This is an ebook I created about using ritual to enhance the creative-writing process.

Creating Space

Samples of Editorial Critiques (2015-2017)

I delivered this critique to a client to help guide her restructure / rebrand of her website content.

Olwen's Critique

I delivered this critique to a client to help her finish the first draft of her fiction manuscript.

Lacy's Critique

Samples of In-Text Editorial Feedback (2014-2017)

These are some samples of the different levels of editorial feedback I provide to my clients and the different types of writing I've worked with. I have included them to demonstrate my editorial work and feedback, although the content itself is not my own.

Copyediting Sample (digital content)
Line Editing Sample (PhD dissertation)
Developmental Editing Sample (and the final version of the same text) (fiction, YA fantasy)

Samples of Technical Writing & Support Documentation (2009-2012)

I created these user guides to the phone system during my tenure at the Science and Arts Academy.

Voicemail Setup Guide
School Phone System Cheat Sheet
School Phone System Button Guide 

I created this data-entry guide for my colleagues at Hemisphere Educational Travel to ensure our approach to content was consistent across the company.

Tour Tools Data Entry Guide