Collaboration is key to an effective partnership.

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I have had the privilege of working alongside and assisting some amazing people, both as a freelance editor and in-house. Here’s what some of my collaborators have had to say about what I do:


Karen has excellent writing ability and is able to synthesize complex information into an understandable format. Her help was invaluable in achieving a large and complex grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to fund innovative clinical trials for children. ~ Terry P. Klassen, MD, MSc, FRCPC (Professor, University of Manitoba)


Karen is an asset to moving projects forward – she has capacity to be that extra set of eyes that can get past a perceived hurdle. She does this because she listens, and then takes appropriate initiative to guide you forward in a manner that you perhaps had not realized was the best way to go. Her suggestions to improve and even change the tone of our published work have been critical for a number of key projects that are now widely recognized. ~ Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, FCAHS (Professor, University of Manitoba)


Karen is a scientist with extraordinary linguistic competence. Her contribution to my thesis had a remarkable impact on the readability and flow of the script. I would highly recommend her. ~Aruni Jha, PhD (Graduate, University of Manitoba)


Karen is brilliant at learning everything about a project and then pulling together people, ideas, analysis, and images to reach the project goals. She communicates with diamond clarity, precision, and warmth. I can’t think of any health or science project I’ve been involved in that would not have benefited from her participation. ~ Carl von Baeyer, PhD (Professor Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan)

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