Debbie Bateman



Debbie Bateman


The Writer's Studio (Simon Fraser University), B.A. English (University of Calgary)

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Clear Choice Writing

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I’m an innovative thinker with a practical nature and a passion for explaining complex ideas simply. This makes me a dedicated and creative instructional designer, curriculum writer, and plain language editor. As a bonus, I am a storyteller, fiction writer, and novel editor.

Skills Author support/coaching, Business editing, Copy editing, Developmental editing, Editing, Education and instructional editing, Instructional Design, Literary editing, Manuscript evaluation, Non-fiction editing, Plain Language editing, Proofreading, Rewriting, Structural editing, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Technical editing, Technical writing, Writing, Writing advice, Writing coach
Subject / Areas of Interest Author support/coaching, Biography/memoir, Business, Education, Fiction, Gender and bias editing, Human & Social Development, Law, Manuscript evaluation, Marketing, Non-fiction, Project management, Women's issues
Types of Publications Blogs, Books, Brochures, Obituaries, Personal stories, Policy documents, Websites
Citation styles AMA Manual of Style, CP (Canadian Press), In-house styles