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Sharon Pearce-McLeay MA CJF

Journalist | Ghostwriter | Teacher


+1 (403) 462-0863



Ryerson University - Journalism

University of Calgary -

  • BA English Literature (With Distinction)

  • MA English Literature (Specialty Life Writing)

Therapeutic Writing Institute - Certified Journal Facilitator

A Bit About Me

My unique approach to memoir writing comes from a broad background in journalism, academic life writing research and journal writing. I have a Masters in English Literature--with a focus on life writing--and completed my certification as a journal writing facilitator. I have worked as a journalist in both the public and business press and have ghost written four memoirs for clients in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. I also coach and teach memoir writing for clients around the world and  have taught English and public relations at the University of Calgary and Mount Royal College. I am honoured to be a faculty member with Calgary’s Alexandra Writers Society and with the Therapeutic Writing Institute in Denver, Co.  I live close to the Rockies  in Cochrane, Alberta with my husband, a dog who thinks he’s the boss, and a cat who knows she’s the boss.

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