Selected Projects

From the Mist

Naturalist Pat Herzog wrote a moving memoir about his bone marrow transplant to combat chronic lymphocytic leukemia. It was a privilege to help this gentle yet tenacious man tell his inspiring story. -2017-

Canmore Uncorked

I edited and standardized all the submitted recipes from participants in this annual food and beverage festival - a delicious and super-fun project for me! -2017-

Canadian Rockies Annual Volume 2

After the magazine's inaugural issue in 2016, all of us on the team were elated about receiving Best New Magazine and several other awards at the Alberta Magazine Awards in 2017. -2017-

Canadian Rockies Annual Vol 1

I am super-happy to be involved with this innovative Rockies publication. I came on board as a copy editor for its inaugural issue, but quickly got more involved and was delighted to be named Associate Editor. I get to work on all the pieces in the editing and proofing stages. -2016-

WHERE 2014-2016

I contributed small pieces called "Hot Tips" to this fun and info-packed publication. -2014 through 2016-

Motorcycle Messengers

I may not ride a motorcycle, but I sure had fun copy-editing this collection of travel stories. -2015-

Lost & Found

I did an early edit of this book while it was still in manuscript form, before it got accepted for publication by Rocky Mountain Books. -2014-

Recovering the Body

This fascinating work about the philosophical question of mind-body dualism was the biggest intellectual stretch I've had as a editor - but it was lots of fun to work with Carol on an early draft of her manuscript. -2013-

Through Dust and Darkness

I did the preliminary copy editing on this manuscript before it was accepted for publishing by Rocky Mountain Books. Another great read from Jeremy Kroeker. -2013-

Inspired

Along with many other writing and marketing pieces, I contributed stories about donors to The Banff Centre's Inspired magazine during my time there. -2011 through 2012-

Sleep-Powered Wellness

I worked with Angela on her self-published book about the importance of sleep to our health - and how so many of us have unhealthy sleep habits that prevent us from getting the sleep we need. It was a pleasure to work on this book and I learned a great deal from Angela. -2011-

Travel Alberta Stay magazine

I wrote feature articles for this tourism publication. -2010 through 2011-

University of Gravel Roads

I provided proofreading and copy editing for Rene's engaging motorcycle travel book. -2010-

Synchronicity

I wrote the cover story on the fierce and delightful Mary Tidlund. -2009/2010-

WHERE 2004-2009

For several years, I contributed longer pieces on lifestyle, adventure and real estate to this popular visitor publication. -2004 through 2009-

Canadian Rockies Access Guide

When this popular guidebook needed updating and revision, I did research and edits. -2009-

53 Grove Road

Rockies-based author Helen Rose self-published her memoir of her troubled early years. I helped her with both structural and copy editing. -2009-

Motorcycle Therapy

Jeremy Kroeker's account of his motorcycle trip through Central & South America is both touching and laugh-out-loud funny. It was lots of fun to proofread and do a final copy edit. -2006-

Alexander Graham Bell - The Spirit o

Researching and writing this Amazing Stories book was one of my most satisfying projects. I came to love old AGB. -2005-

Portrait of Alberta

I wrote the text to accompany Andrew Bradley's striking photos of Alberta. -2005-

Portrait of the Pacific Rim

I wrote the text for this photo book about Vancouver Island's stunning Pacific Rim National Park and Tofino. -2005-

How to Photograph the Canadian Rockies

I learned a lot about photography and the hidden beauty spots of the Rockies when I proofread and copy edited this handy little book. -2005-

Edmonton and Northern Alberta

I wrote the text to accompany Andrew Bradley's photos of Edmonton and Northern Alberta. -2004-

Western Canada SuperGuide

This was my first book for Altitude Publishing and I was thankful to have access to the wonderful photography of Doug Leighton to accompany my advice for getting the most out of BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. -2003-

 

writer   editor

Comox Valley 

Vancouver Island

jen@jengroundwater.com
403.688.2784

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