Frances Peck, BA, MA, CPE (Hon.), is an editor and writer for manuals, websites, reports, and books. Most of her clients are in the government, corporate, non-profit, and association sectors. She has taught at the University of Ottawa, Simon Fraser University, and Douglas College, and gives editing and writing workshops across Canada. She prepared the Canadian edition of The St. Martin's Workbook, co-authored HyperGrammar and wrote Peck's English Pointers, an online collection of essays and quizzes. She is a long-time member of Editors Canada, and an affiliate with West Coast Editorial Associates.