About Me

Lindsey Rivait is a freelance writer and editor from Windsor, ON with over a decade of experience in the writing, editing, and publishing fields. She specializes in arts and business writing, grant writing, newsletters and mailing lists, press releases, press kits, and more. When she isn't busy with all that, she's plugging away at her first novel.

Her work has appeared in Windsor Business, The Lance, Our Homes Windsor & Essex County, Word on Windsor, In Business, The LaSalle Post, WAMM, Nails HQ Magazine, Zap Fort Myer’s Source Magazine, ROOM Magazine, The Executive Magazine, Generation Magazine, Windsor Salt, Quills, The Antigonish Review, and in poetry anthologies from The Canadian Authors Association Niagara Branch, Polar Express Publishing, Cranberry Tree Press, and Black Moss Press. Her work for the Lance has been reprinted in dozens of newspapers across Canada as well as included in the Gale/Cengage Learning Database "INFOTRAC" in Dallas, TX.

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Archive for February, 2011

Freedom to Read Week sheds light on banned and challenged books

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Just did up an article about Freedom to Read Week for a website I write for, Word on Windsor: Being able to make a choice about what we can read is a right many Canadians take for granted. Each year, Freedom to Read Week (Feb. 20-26), presented by the Freedom of Expression Committee, reminds us […]

Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge seeks creativity

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Attention all Canadian Aboriginal writers and artists! This is an article I wrote that appears in the Feb. 8 issue of the Lance, out today: The Canadian Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge, an initiative of the Historica-Dominion Institute, is looking for Aboriginal writers and artists (ages 14-29) to submit creative works exploring an aspect of […]

More on typing vs. writing

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Just a short post today– I’ll be back with a longer one tomorrow. I came across this article on Lifehacker. I started following them on Facebook after seeing some friends re-post some interesting articles from the site. This one definitely caught my eye and so I wanted to share it with you: Why you learn […]

Working my way through the Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

I recently picked up a copy of Donald Maass’ Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook. I saw some buzz about it on Twitter and on the Writer’s Digest website, so I figured, why not. I’m still working my way through the book, so this is not a complete review, but I will say this– this workbook […]