Lisa Leighton



Lisa Leighton

Email address

Phone Number 1


City, Province

Victoria, BC

Company Name

Watchword Editorial Services


Quote or Key Phrase

Clarifying voices, distilling ideas.

Personal Biography

Professional editor and writer since 1981. Media: annual reports, magazines, newsletters, websites and books (e and otherwise). Materials: corporate, technical, trade/professional and reference for business and government. Thorough, strategic, flexible and responsive. Known for clarifying voices and distilling ideas.

Skills Business editing, Canadianization, Consulting, Copy editing, Developmental editing, Document formatting, Editing, Fact checking, Literary editing, Non-fiction editing, Online editing, Plain Language editing, Proofreading, Research, Rewriting, Structural editing, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Website content creation, Writing
Subject / Areas of Interest Business, Drama, Fiction, Film, Fine Arts, Government publications, History, Law, Medicine, Non-fiction, Project management, Social Sciences
Types of Publications Annual Reports, Blogs, Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newsletters, Policy documents, Reports, Websites
Citation styles Chicago, CP (Canadian Press), In-house styles, Globe, Legal Citations