Teaching and Consulting


Photo: Jennifer Walker

Scared about science? Reluctant to write? My teaching and consulting shows students of all ages how to conquer their fears and write awesome things.

My online course, Wise Writing, helps experts in their field who are passionate about their subject translate their passion into writing. Register now!


I run science and writing workshops for students ranging from elementary school to retirement age. My home base is Algonquin College, where I regularly teach technical writing to students in the trades. Notable other clients include:

  • The University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute
  • Ottawa’s Performance Management Consultants
  • The University of North Dakota’s space studies department (also my alma mater)
  • Carleton University’s journalism department (also my alma mater)
  • The University of Ottawa’s communications department
  • La CitĂ© collĂ©giale’s journalism and English as a second language programs.
  • Private consultations

Topics I cover:

  • Technical writing for beginning to advanced students
  • How to get over your fear of writing
  • How to write about topics you enjoy
  • How to organize yourself for professional success
  • Space exploration history and current affairs

Notable media appearances:

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