As a writer, my passions embrace:

♥ The Environment ♥ Human Rights
♥ Health ♥ Education ♥ Parenting ♥ Music
♥ Art ♥ Photography
Pets ♥ Boating
Spirituality in Nature ♥ Gardening
♥ Cross-Cultural Differences ♥ Travel
♥ Linguistics ♥ History
♥ Geography


If your passions relate to mine, I’d be delighted to draw on my forty years of published experience to compose an article or book for your project. Have a look at my CV and let me know what you'd like written.


As an editor, my areas of expertise include:

Copy Editing ~ grammar, spelling, punctuation, style mechanics
Stylistic Editing ~ clarifying meaning and cliches, improving word flow
Substantive Editing
~ clarifying and reorganizing for content and structure, with occasional, approved rewriting

For decades, I've been editing articles, books, essays, business letters, and more recently theses and websites. Please contact me to help you produce the writing image that matches your professional intent.





As an English as a Second Language Tutor, my experience consists of:




15 years ESL tutoring: private students of all ages and abilities
8 years ESL teaching: international students at the University of Victoria, including 2 years organizing & teaching the Tutorial at UVic
1 year ESL teaching: immigrants and refugees at Victoria's InterCultural Association
4 years elementary school teaching: Ladysmith & Victoria, B.C.
Bachelor of Education: University of B.C.
Diploma of Applied Linguistics: University of Victoria

As I have studied several languages and lived in several countries, I understand the difficulties of learning a new language. I have taught all ages, all levels of ability and well over a dozen different nationalities. I enjoy being creative, fun and energetic, yet I'm patient, professional and well-organized. Check me out.



Who is Robin Alys Roberts?

How will my background tie in with your needs?

Read my bio to see if we are on mutually compatible territory.