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founder of four startups relating to coaching, careers and education

Daphne, your post got more than 600 likes on Facebook.
Thanks so much for writing something people care this much about.

Penelope Trunk


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founder of Action Marketing, a service that turns independent professionals
into confident marketers

What I got with Daphne was more than an editor,
but a partner in making my book the best it could be.
I’ll be referring her to many clients.

Robert Middleton


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Associate Director, International Student Development, University of British Columbia

On my second attempt at submitting my thesis, my supervisor recommended that I look for a writing coach. I found Daphne. My thesis is finished, and I now function in my writing life and my work life in completely different ways. Daphne helped me identify the challenges that were keeping me from achieving my goals.

Michelle Suderman, EdD


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