Diana McMahon Collis
|Full name||Diana McMahon Collis|
Mind, Body, Spirit - Alternative Health & Self-Help; Editorial, Features, Columns, Book Editing, Line Editing, Substantive Editing; Metaphysical, Esoteric focuses; Horoscope column writing, extensive knowledge of divination including Tarot and Astrology. As a non-fiction editor - Manuscript Critiques, Mentoring, Copy-editing. Developmental Editing, Ghost writing (books) via writersworkshop.co.uk. Tarot deck advisory and writing, anthology book project management and other collaborative ventures. Subject focuses across the writing spectrum include: New Age Wisdom - Paranormal and Psychic Worlds - Mediumship - Tarot Cards - Astrology Alternative Health - Holistic Medicine - Vibrational and Energy Healing - Herbalism - Flower Remedies - Physicial Therapies and Psychology - Relationship Issues - Recovery from Addiction & Compulsive Behaviour. Nutrition - Diet- Healthy Eating - Recipes - Healthy Lifestyle: hands on & research based. Crystal Healing - Crystals - Chakras - Auras -Reiki Healing - Spiritual Healing - Angels. Clairvoyance - Mediumship - Meditation - Creative Visualization; Past Life Regression - Reincarnation - Numerology - Palmistry Experience of writing reviews, features and columns. Work for health focussed magazines and spiritual, divination and psychic work focussed journals and customer newsletters.
|Editorial work||News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing|
|Last updated||11-09-2015 11:50|
A versatile and experienced writer and editor, Diana began as a freelance in 1990 and has worked in various collaborative arrangements in journalism, digital and print publishing and radio. She:
- has a long track record of columns, feature articles and script writing in print, online and radio formats.
- also assists authors with critiques, mentoring, copy-editing and ghost writing projects via writersworkshop.co.uk. She is currently working with several independent publishers on book and tarot deck content and in an advisory capacity.
Media outlets for her work are of all sizes and types and have included HolisticShop.co.uk, Confetti.co.uk, Psychicreadings.org.uk, Star Temple, Free Spirit, Spa World magazine/ spaworld.tv, Forturi.com, Habmag.com, Sunday Express, Observer and Guardian newspapers, Harpers & Queen, Easy Jet in-flight, newspaper syndicates incl: Manchester Evening News, Birmingham Evening News; Tarot Association of the British Isles, Astrological Journal and ghosting/scripting for individual people.
- broadcast on BBC Radio Gloucestershire and independent radio stations incl: Delta Radio
- held the position of Editor of the Tarot Association of the British Isles journal "The Tarot Reader"
- written extensively for psychic phone line companies for their marketing material
- interviewed therapists and practitioners in the alternative arts and health areas.
- can write from the 'inside-out' in her own areas of expertise as well as the 'outside-in', where further research and interviews may be needed.
- is well read and has extensive, wide-ranging and hands-on experience in the Mind Body Spirit and Self Help fields.
- has run a private astrology, tarot and angel card reading practice
- has taught Tarot and Astrology at beginner and immediate levels and given public talks on both subjects.
- is a trained Reiki and Crystal healer
- has run a successful weight issues healing program (3Ns: Nature, Nurture, Nutrition), focussing on mentored nutritional advice, body image awareness and addiction recovery.
- is a trained Self-Esteem Mentor and has completed the NLPCoach Practitioner course with Psycademy.
Feel free to contact Diana for a no-obligation discussion of your next project or with any questions.