Socialpreneur is a portmanteau word, meaning a social entrepreneur — Social entrepreneurship is an approach to business, where the vision and mission include outcome(s) related to social impact. This concept can apply to a wide range of businesses or organizations, which are “for-profit”.

Socialpreneurs who are members of The Dock: Centre for Social Change are gathering on Friday morning for a facilitated chat about socialpreneurship. There will be coffee and cookies!
Professional Grant Writers are examples of socialpreneurs, and Alison Edwards, of Edwards Technical Writing, is looking forward to chatting with a variety of other professionals who work in this space!

Nov 1st: Random Act of Kindness Day!

“Let’s spread kindness throughout Greater Victoria! Watch for Kindness Cards at retailers and other locations around the community!” ….. yes, it’s Random Act of Kindness Day.

This is a great opportunity for me to use virtue signalling, for extra social media marketing, and a predictable (nothing random here) act of kindness.

Edwards Technical Writing is based at the Dock co-working space. This is a vibrant and collaborative social impact hub, and a great place to do anything work related (acts of kindness included).

Once I have committed my act of kindness on Friday, I plan to take a photo, email it to the Victoria Foundation, and share it on social media using the hashtag #RAKdayYYJ . This will provide me with the chance to win one of two $500 prizes for a registered charity of my choice…. If I win a prize – I am choosing the Victoria Literacy Connection!! (VLC). VLC is a local non-profit, focused on literacy; and Alison Edwards is a member of their Fundraising and Communications Committee. They do great work to improve literacy in Victoria. Edwards Technical Writing is providing a large bucket of Halloween candy for co-workers at the Dock, accompanied by a donation jar. This collection will be donated to the VLC.



Livable Cities Forum 2019


Mayors and councillors from across Canada are gathering in Victoria for the Livable Cities Forum 2019; To co-develop a call to action on climate change and social resilience #LCF2019

Alison Edwards from Edwards Technical Writing will be there.  If you are interested in writing a grant proposal or another type of technical documentation, get in touch.
principal@edwardstechnicalwriting.com, 250 704 4439.

#climate change
#social resilience



The Em Dash







Swan Lake



Adverbs are the parts of speech which modify other words, or word groups, by providing extra description.

Adverbs often end in ly. 

Adverbs which end in ly CANNOT be hyphenated.

Example: Swan Lake sits bucolically on the outskirts of Greater Victoria




About Edwards Technical Writing


Edwards Technical Writing is a technical writing and editing business, founded by Alison Edwards in February 2018, and based in Victoria, B.C.
Edwards Technical Writing provides professional writing and editing services to businesses throughout British Columbia.

The purpose of Edwards Technical Writing is to produce technical deliverables of the highest quality. Edwards Technical Writing aims to provide every client with clear, concise documentation that is unambiguous, informative, and has impeccable grammar, and style.

Alison Edwards
Alison Edwards is a certified technical writer.

In addition to her technical writing certificate (Mount Royal University) she has earned an MSc (University of Victoria) with a thesis titled, ‘Spatial and Ecological Patterns of Mercury and Arsenic concentrations in Pacific Ocean Perch, Sebastes alutus, from British Columbia’.

Alison has experience working with industry, and has written several Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessments (ESAs) for a federal regulator in Alberta.

Alison has written a research letter, published in a peer reviewed medical journal.

 Edwards, A., Woods, V., 2018. Forest-based Therapy: Research Letter of a Novel Regime for improved Respiratory Health. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal.  Vol. 17, No. 1, February 2018 pages 58 – 60

Alison has expertise and training to write grant proposals, policies and procedures, user guides, training manuals, technical reports, white papers, business, scientific and regulatory documents.

As a technical editor, Alison provides several levels of edit, or review for your technical documents.