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  • Why you need your own Schultz Hour for thinking time

    Why you need your own Schultz Hour for thinking time

    Reading time: Fewer than 3 minutes Do you allow yourself enough thinking time? Surprisingly, many writers don’t…. How much time do you spend thinking?  Not worrying. Not writing. Not organizing. Just thinking. Smart guy George Bernard Shaw said, “few people …READ MORE
  • What makes a good foreword?

    What makes a good foreword?

    Reading time: just over 1 minute This is my weekly installment of “writing about writing,” in which I scan the world to find websites, books and articles to help other writers. Today I discuss a blog post about what makes …READ MORE
  • Should writing generate emotion?

    Should writing generate emotion?

    Viewing time: 4 mins 48 secs  The Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today’s question? Should writing generate emotion? If you have a question you’d like …READ MORE
  • What’s a ‘shillelagh’?

    What’s a ‘shillelagh’?

    Reading time: About 1 minute Increase your vocabulary and you’ll make your writing much more precise. That’s why I provide a word of the week. Today’s word: shillelagh…. As soon …READ MORE
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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


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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