Sheila Leigh



Sheila Leigh


B.A. McGill; B. of Ed. U. of T.; M.A. Engl. Lit. and Comp. UVic.

Email address

Phone Number 1


City, Province

Victoria, BC


Quote or Key Phrase

“Editing is a journey, and I love to travel.”

Personal Biography

Education: B.A. McGill, B. of Ed. U. of T., M.A. English Lit. UVic.

Teaching: 30 yrs. experience in Elementary, Secondary, & Post Secondary. Post Secondary – taught Engl. Lit and composition.

Editing: 17 yrs. experience. Academic & Fiction – essays, stories & novels.

Skills Academic consultation, Author support/coaching, Canadianization, Coaching, Consulting, Copy editing, Cross-language editing and proofreading, Developmental editing, Editing, Education and instructional editing, Literary coaching, Literary editing, Non-fiction editing, Online editing, Proofreading, Rewriting, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Writing advice, Writing coach
Subject / Areas of Interest Academic editing, Book publishing, Drama, ESL – English as a Second Language, Fiction, Fine Arts, Gender and bias editing, History, Humanities, Non-fiction, Social Sciences
Types of Publications Books, Correspondence: personal, Personal stories, Reports, Theses – Dissertations
Citation styles Chicago, MLA