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Laureen James

Technical Writer & Freelance Journalist

Location icon Canada

My professional technical writing services include: editing, content writing and proofreading for: manuals, Web sites, articles, proposals, newsletters, and marketing projects.
As a freelance journalist I specialize in the pet and equine industries. Occasionally, I write articles for general interest publications also.

I can be contacted at [email protected]

Sincerely,
Laureen James

Portfolio

Current Clients

Sweettalkstables
12/02/2013
-| Sweet Talk Stables |-| The Family Equestrian Facility |

Consulting and writing a six module series of training materials for client use. The materials associated with this project will help this business stay at the forefront of the equine coaching industry. This organization offers lesson packages and horse boarding to individuals that want to learn to ride both English and Western and compete at venues such as: Spruce Meadows, Anderson Ranch - Rocky Mountain Show Jumping, and many other Western and English competitions. The main demographic...

Technical Writing / Editing

Maryngroup
03/18/2003
Home - MARYN International

While working as student employee for Maryn International I was part of a team to upgrade their ISO 9000:1994 to ISO 9000:2000. MARYN is an International,Lubricant Manufacturer of PowerUp performance products; Triumph Lubricants and Marinus Lubricants, Hydris MX Hydraulic Oil, ThixOsyn MARYN Aviation Grease.

Country Club Pet Resort
06/08/2013
Employee Manual

Technical Writing Freelance Assignment. I did a complete overhaul of their employee policy and procedure manual. The new manual is full-color, includes photos, is easy to navigate, and is well-formatted and organized.

Calgary-based Engineering Company
10/08/2008
Drafting Manual - Oil & Gas

Risk Management - Manual - Oil & Gas Engineering. I worked on writing new portions of the draftsman manual and also rewrote sections of existing manuals as a freelance subcontractor.

Canyonplumblingltd
02/04/2004
Brochure

I was hired as a freelance writer on a subcontract to write the textual elements for a new brochure.

Alberta Rescue Foundation
06/02/2007
Animal Rescue Foundation

I made editing suggestions after reviewing the online newsletter, hardcopy newsletter and Web site. They were very pleased with the end result. They revamped their online newsletter to look more like their hardcopy, making it easier for readers to read and locate the information they are looking for.

Advertising and Marketing Writing Samples

Journalism

Alberta Country
07/01/2005
A Great Partnership

Two experts impart their advice for developing a sucessful relationship with your horse trainer

The Chestermere Anchor
09/19/2005
Battle of the Breeds

This was one of my first journalism stories I was hired as a guest columnist. Team Shetland ties for tenth place with Teams Canadian Horse and Trakehner at Spruce Meadows

Chestermere Anchor
10/17/2005
A Chance Worth Taking

Sweet Chance and her brend new foal at the 118 Ranch

Deerland Chronical
04/01/2005
Choosing a Puppy

There is a lot to think about when choosing the perfect puppy for your family

Book Publishing / Editing