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Jennifer D. Foster

Planet Word

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Professional
First name
Jennifer D.
Last name
Foster
Organization
Planet Word
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City/Town
Toronto
Province
ON
Region
Ontario
Country
Canada
Group participation
  • Chapter - Toronto
Chapter
Toronto
Keywords and Phrases
editor, writer, book, books, magazines, children's books, fiction, non-fiction, communications, marketing, book publishing, custom publishing, web content, web, internet, newsletter, brochures, reports, manuals, packaging, signage, book reviews, feature, edit, article, profile, editing, writing, copy editing, copy edit, proofreading, proofread, fact-checking, blog, blogging, project management, arts and culture, books and media, homes, renovations, interior design, business, health, wellness, lifestyle, urban living, gardening, language, freelance, marketing and communication, art, culture, media, mentor, mentoring, literacy, reading, reading series, literary, museum, curatorial, art gallery, exhibition, press release, trade magazine, magazine, ads, YA, young adult, middle grade, enewsletter, e-newsletter, digital, pdf, publication, ad, advertising, blogs
Professional Experience
I'm a Toronto-based freelance writer, editor, researcher and mentor, with 20 years' experience. My solid reputation is built on eagle-eye attention to detail, engaging text, comprehensive research and never-missed deadlines.
With extensive experience in magazines, book and custom publishing, and marketing and communications, I work on everything from adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, consumer and trade magazines, (e)newsletters, bios, ads and POS materials to brochures, web copy/blog posts, scripts/speeches, reports/manuals, curatorial content and book reviews. My company is Planet Word.
I've created a substantial body of freelance work, with a diverse and notable range of publication credits, interests and clients, including The Globe and Mail, Art Gallery of Ontario, Firefly Books, Dietitians of Canada, Art Gallery of Alberta, University of Winnipeg, Toronto Foundation, Dundurn Press, PwC Management Services LLP, Ontario Dental Association, Greystone Books, Telegraph Road Entertainment, D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation, Canadian Children's Book News, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Oxford Properties Group, Quill & Quire, Upon A Star Books/Victorine Publishing, Havergal College and the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia.
I'm a mentor for novice writers via PWAC's Toronto chapter and for novice editors via Editors Canada's Toronto branch. I'm co-chair of Editors Toronto and the administrative director of the Rowers Reading Series. I also volunteer my time as a writer and editor for BoldFace, the blog of Editors Toronto, and as a copy editor and proofreader of Networds, the blog of PWAC Toronto. And I'm spilling ink for my first book, a YA novel.

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