Web-AmpersandGrey-Scriptorium-Headshots036.jpg

Annette Wierstra
CEO

For over 25 years, Annette has turned her proclivity for organization and order into a career by combining it with her love of writing. Starting as a journalist and managing editor for a small publication and several websites, she shifted into technical writing at EPCOR Water Services. Now Annette uses this experience to write policies and procedures for utilities and non-profits. After 9 years of teaching communications and writing at MacEwan University, Annette has a special love for instructional design and teaching projects for Scriptorium clients.

A self-professed creative dabbler, Annette likes to play with watercolours, fibre arts, and baking. Her latest obsession is podcasting; find her talking about geek culture on the Incomparable Network.

Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta

Bachelor of Applied Communications, MacEwan University

Master of International and Intercultural Communications, Royal Roads University

  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
 
WebJaclyn-Headshot_edited_edited_edited.jpg

Jaclyn Lawrence
COO

Jaclyn has turned a life-long passion for words into a career, writing and editing everything from oilfield manuals to magazine articles. For over 15 years, she has worked freelance and in-house for a variety of clientele. Jaclyn specializes in working with subject matter experts and creating cohesive procedures and safe work practices for our clients.

 

She also brings experience teaching communications online and on-campus for MacEwan University and NAIT and uses these skills to present Scriptorium workshops and help our clients with instructional design projects.


Jaclyn (aka Jaclyn Dawn) is the author of The Inquirer (NeWest).

Bachelor of Applied Communications, MacEwan University

Master of Creative Writing, Manchester Metropolitan University

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
 
Pamela Scott

Pamela Scott
Writer

Pamela has always loved to write, but it wasn’t until she found a way to marry her logical and practical side with her creative side that she found her career. Before Scriptorium, she worked as a technical writer at EPCOR Water Services


Building on her experience with utilities, Pamela specializes in writing policies and procedures for construction, oil & gas, and other businesses. She likes to partner with client subject matter experts to create custom documentation that fits with their actual processes.


Managing a hockey family and a business means Pamela is an excellent organizer and strategizer, able to strike the right balance of personal and professional for everyone involved.

Diploma of Professional Writing, MacEwan University

 
MothersDay2022-DallasCurow-5632_edited.jpg

Eileen Brettner
Writer

Full of curiousity about the written word from a young age, Eileen has been in the communication industry for both non-profit and corporate sectors for fifteen years. As a side hustle, she began providing advice and volunteering hours as a freelance editor, only to turn her newfound love of editing into a full-blown freelance career after achieving her Editing certificate from Simon Fraser University. With a focus on editing various documents, from technical to personal manuscripts, she enjoys the ever-changing environment of this field and all that it has to offer. She is now bringing her wealth of experience to the Scriptorium team.

 

When not delving into the world of communications, you can find her testing out local cafes and hiking in Alberta’s grand national parks.

Bachelor of Communication Studies, MacEwan University

Editing Certificate, Simon Fraser University

  • LinkedIn
 
 
Felicia Pic.jpg

Felicia Mason
Writer

Felicia graduated from MacEwan University with a Bachelor of Communication Studies and a major in Professional Communications in 2018. She spent nearly three years with the Government of Alberta as a communications advisor and contract web writer. During her time as a web writer, Felicia discovered her love for working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to translate complex information and processes into plain language with clear information maps.


She’s passionate about rural living and you can often find her hiking trails or boating and kayaking with family on Wabamun Lake. She’s also a self-proclaimed foodie and aspiring food blogger. You can find her recipes on www.budgetfamilyeats.com.

Bachelor of Communication Studies, MacEwan University

  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram