Mary A. Metcalfe, MS has extensive experience in editing of non-fiction, creative non-fiction, and fiction in a wide range of genres. With a lengthy background in academic and historical research, she enjoys working with authors to fact-check their material, including memoirs, to ensure the highest accuracy possible for non-fiction material. She also has extensive experience in editing fiction works including mystery, dystopian fantasy, contemporary and historical romance, among others.

During over 40 years in communications,  marketing, writing, and editing, Mary has worked with hundreds of clients in consulting, ranging from the public sector (dozens of federal departments, agencies, corporations, and commissions), the non-profit sector (e.g., CARE Canada, the Canadian Psychiatric Association, the Schizophrenia Society of Canada) and the private sector  (e.g., Bell-Northern Research,  AECL).  She has authored and/or edited numerous technical reports and has taught at the university and college levels. 

She is a former board member (seven years executive) of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) - Ottawa and a former member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and Editors' Canada. She is currently a member of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society with over half a dozen content edits of aviation history books.

Mary holds a Master of Science in Communication Management from Syracuse University, New York and an Honours Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.  Mary wrote and self-published three novels before returning to her editing roots.

She now enjoys life on a small but picturesque lakefront property in rural Quebec, Canada with her husband, rescue dog Karma, and the Cat Sisters: Sushi and Taco.