Tim Covell writes fiction and non-fiction for various markets, provides freelance editing and web consulting, researches film classification, and works as a technical writer.
Children’s Participation Rights in Film Classification Systems (Journal Article)
Food Containers of My Exes (Short Humour)
“Thanks for your careful and helpful review . . . . I incorporated most of your suggestions and proposed changes. Where I decided not to, your comments did force me to rethink what I wrote, which was helpful” (Editing Testimonial).
He’s written personal essays, academic papers, software instructions, romance novel reviews, humour, poetry, historical biographies, short stories, and articles on topics from using computers in education to vacationing in an RV. For selected items see Writing.
He edits fiction and non-fiction. Recent projects include a university textbook, a novel, and a series of novellas. He’s assisted several authors improve their websites, and occasionally teaches WordPress courses. For more information, see Editing.
Tim has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies, and a Master of Arts in Canadian Studies. He studies and blogs on film censorship and film classification, particularly in Canada.
Other interests include Children’s Rights. From 1999 to 2008 Tim maintained the website for the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children. He’s prepared this list of Children’s Rights books, this Wikipedia article on Children’s Rights Education, and will soon be publishing a research article on children’s rights and film classification systems.
Tim has lived in various places in British Columbia, Ontario, and Nova Scotia. He loves Library Thing and Facebook, and has a few videos on YouTube. Sometimes he tweets, @trcovell, and he’s also on Instagram, tim.covell