Volunteer Profile: Marianne Grier

Volunteer role: Branch chair and event volunteer

Company name: Marianne Grier Editing

Website: mariannegrier.com

Which famous person (living or dead) do you think (or have you been told) you most resemble?
I’ve been told I look like Kylie Minogue (I don’t see it!).

What or who makes you laugh out loud?
I love those awful “10 worst spelling mistakes” lists that pop up in my Facebook feed.

What is the best book you read in the last year?
H is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald.

What is your favourite reading: fiction, non-fiction, or poetry?

What is your favourite proofreading mark?
I like stet. If only we could stet things in real life!

What is your favourite punctuation mark?
The question mark.

If you were presented with a book that told the story of your entire life from start to finish, what would you do with it?
I’d throw it in the ocean.

What is your favourite place in Canada?
A cottage by the water in Nova Scotia.

What is the last book you read?
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, by Jenny Lawson

Which actor would play you in a biopic of your life?
Michelle Williams.