Dr. Runté's Full CV. Robert is a member of Editors Association of Canada (Editors Canada), Calgary Association of Freelance Editors, the Writers Guild of Alberta, and the WordBridge (annual Lethbridge Writers' Conference) Board.
Popular education textbook co-edited by Dr. Runté
Anthology of Canadian speculative fiction co-edited by Robert Runté
Elizabeth McLachlan (Editor and Writing Coach) Elizabeth is the author of four Western Canadian non-fiction works published from NeWest Press: With Unshakeable Persistence: Rural Teachers of the Depression Era, Unfailing Dedication: Rural Teachers in the War Years, Gone But Not Forgotten: Tales of the Disappearing Grain Elevators, and Herbert Has Lots for a Buck (about small town Alberta—including the Town of Herbert—coming up with plans for revitalization). She also writes for a variety of magazines, including the University of Lethbridge's Legacy. She has served as a jury member for the Alberta Literary Awards, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and the High Plains Book Award. Elizabeth has been editing and mentoring aspiring writers since 1999 and has worked with Brindle & Glass Publishing, TouchWood Editions, and Heritage House Publishing. She provides editing and coaching for thesis, dissertation, and non-fiction manuscripts. Elizabeth is focused on serving clients in a safe, non-threatening, supportive, and friendly manner. She can meet with writers in person or work exclusively through e-mail and phone. Her approachable, easygoing style is a balm to writers who may be nervous about being edited. She is also available for workshops on writing. For thesis and dissertation work, Elizabeth is familiar with both Chicago and APA style guides.
McLachlan's Full Resumé. Elizabeth is a member of Editors Association of Canada (Editors Canada) and the Writers Guild of Alberta.
One of Elizabeth's four popular non-fiction books.
Halli Lilburn (Editor and Writing Coach) Halli is an editor, workshop leader, writing coach, and author. She has published in Tesseracts, Carte Blanche,Spirited, We Shall Be Monsters, and other venues; was co-editor of The Dame Was Trouble anthology [Coffin Hop Press, 2018]; and is the author of the YA novel, Shifters. She has extensive experience teaching both teens and adults. Halli is Essential EditsÕ lead for teen writers, YA authors, and horror, but also edits poetry and genre fiction. Halli is a member of The Editors Association of Canada (Editors Canada) and the Writers Guild of Alberta.
Her homepage is http://hallililburn.blogspot.com/
Halli Lilburn's YA SF novel, Shifters.
Adria Laycraft (Editor and Writing Coach) Adria has a journalism degree and nearly twenty years experience as an author, copywriter, and editor. She was the co-editor of the Aurora nominated Urban Green Man anthology from Edge, her short fiction has been published in such venues as IGMS, Tesseracts, Neo-opsis, On-Spec, Hypersonic Tales and various anthologies, and her novel, Jumpship Hope was published in 2019. She is a member of Editors Association of Canada (Editors Canada) and the Calgary Association of Freelance Editors.
Her home page is http:// adrialaycraft.com/
Jumpship Hope by Adria Laycraft from Tyche Books.
Kathryn Shalley (Editor) Kathryn began her editing career working with Dr. Runté at Five Rivers Publishing, where she worked on a variety of projects including Joe Mahoney's A Time and a Place and Timothy Gwyn's Avians. More recently, she has worked with Edge Publishing in Calgary, editing, for example, Transmigrations by Eddie Louise. Kathryn graduated from Mount Royal University with an honours BA in English (her thesis focused on gender analysis of dialogue in young adult fantasy fiction) and is currently in the MFA at the University of Saskatchewan on a SSHRC scholarship. Kathryn was also student co-editor ofÊIn My Memories Like That, a collection of memoirs and stories by Mount Royal University students created in collaboration with Calgary seniors and supervised by poet Richard Harrison, winner of the Governor General Award for poetry. Kathryn works with memoir, fiction and general nonfiction and is Essential Edits' MLA format specialist.