Want to get it out? Get It Write!
Do you need readable, interesting and understandable writing?
Are you looking for content for employee and association e-newsletters, feature articles, case studies, websites, social media posts and other material?
Do you sometimes have complicated, jargony, dense information that you want turned into appealing content?
That’s the heart of what I do.
Many of my clients are time-starved corporate communicators who appreciate a fresh perspective on a routine subject, or a helping hand to meet production deadlines. For you, I simplify the complex, uncover “what’s in it for me?” and find the human angle in just about any story.
As a writer with 30 years’ experience, I can handle complicated or sensitive topics as well as breathe new life into recurring items. I care as much as you do about reaching people with clear, readable copy that’s warm and friendly. May I help you?
Freelance Writer, Get It Write
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“Sue is a communications professional who takes the time to understand your communication needs as a first step in providing you with effective clear, concise written products. As for her editing skills, Sue has the ability to take the ‘noise’ out of any written materials given her.”
“We have appreciated and enjoyed working with Sue and having her support and copywriting brilliance to lean on over the past few years. Sue is a joy to partner with and consistently delivers amazing copy regardless of the project or subject matter.”
Read some samples of my work
Dreaming about long-term travel? So is my client
This year, I had the privilege of writing for the 80,000+ mostly retired members of RTOERO and their magazine, Renaissance. RTOERO has its roots in the Ontario Teachers' Federation although not all members are teachers. They work in or are retired from the education...
All’s well that end-to-ends well
Who sets out to hike 900 km of physically demanding and sometimes treacherous terrain, with the risk of encountering unexpected storms, poison ivy, rattlesnakes, bugs, maybe even bears? The answer: Hikers who do the Bruce Trail "end-to-end," and there are more than...
‘Passive House’ design offers new ways to create affordable housing
At one time, building as many homes or units as possible, as cheaply as possible, seemed to be the way to create affordable housing. Yet as with most things, you get what you pay for. History has shown that it’s better to look at costs over a building’s life cycle...
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The Red Jacket Diaries blog
The Red Jacket Diaries is my blog about writing, newsletters, communications and running an independent business. Here are some of the most recent posts:
Writing tips in links you might have missed, February edition
The flow of information on Twitter may be lessened, with so many people leaving since Elon Musk’s takeover. Still, it and other social media channels remain hectic. What are the chances you’ll be on a specific channel at the specific time someone shares that terrific...
To use or not to use ChatGPT? March Wordnerdery collects opinions
If ChatGPT wasn't a robot, it might well be blushing. That's because people are endlessly talking about it. Writers especially are wondering if a chatbot can do what we do. In early tests, not very well. Text generated by artificial intelligence (AI) reads like your –...
It takes more than a social media post to drive change
Communications professionals play an important role in the companies we work for. We’re their eyes and ears. We’re the lens through which they view the world. And we help define and share the strategies that move the company forward. So what are we doing to support...
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