- Portraits of Canada: Photographic Treasures of the CPR
- Amazing Late-Breaking Stories: the War in Afghanistan
- Amazing Late-Breaking Stories: Plastic Surgery Gone Awry

- Calgary Living Luxury Lifestyle magazine
- Speaking in Tongues
- Masters Thesis and PhD theses

- Career profiles for The Refinery Industrial Advertising Group
- Document edit for The Future Group
- Grade 6 home-schooling text Distance Education Language Arts
- Grade 8 text book Canada: The Making of a Nation
- Science @ Work series
- Find It Quick Internet resource guide for children
Opulence Magazine
- Life is a Dance ​book

Brian Keating’s Amazing Animal Adventures in the Desert and Brian Keating’s Amazing Animal Adventures in Rivers
- Alberta Oil The Magazine
- Calgary Living magazine
- 1075news bimonthly publication
- Canada Through the Decades series
- Living Science series
- Edited three books in the Canadian Provinces series
- American States series

- Great Canadians biography series

Science Focus, Electricity grade 9 unit
- Science Focus, Weather and Climate grade 10 unit

Children's Publications

Business in Calgary magazine

- Profiles including the following businesses:

  • Q Haute Cuisine restaurant
  • St. Mary's University
  • CNIB
  • Calaway Park
  • Webber Academy
  • J. Vair Anderson Jewellers
  • Van Houtte Coffee Services
  • 818 studios inc.
  • Wendy Ellen Inc.
  • Dynamic Source Manufacturing
  • Bethany Care Society
  • Millennia Engineering
  • Sizeland Evans Inc
  • Gasonic Instruments
  • 100-106 Security Inc.

Edmonton Journal
- Company profile and Q&A for Your Renos section
- Article on youth volunteerism

- Article about hiking in Alberta

Optical Prism magazine
- Frame by Frame section

Today’s Parent magazine
- Pretty Simple column on teeth whitening

Calgary Herald
- Contributor to following sections and supplements;

  • Back to School section
  • All About U supplement
  • Preschool supplement
  • Home Renovations section
  • Back to School section
  • Workplaces of Choice supplement
  • Good For You section
  • Mature Living and Family Matters
  • Readers Choice Award winners insert
  • Cosmetic Rejuvenation Insert
  • Condo Xtravaganza insert
  • GolfWest insert
  • Recreational Properties insert
  • Suburbs & Satellites insert
  • Aggie Days insert (for children)
  • Mayor’s Environment Expo (for children)
  • Neighbours

- Examination of downtown eateries, from kiosks to fine dining
- An article on what families can do for under $20 downtown
- Profile articles showcasing recreation properties in Alberta and British Columbia
- Article on anchor stores in Crowfoot Towne Centre for promotional insert
- Business profile advertorial

Late-Breaking Amazing Stories: Alien Encounters
- A 144-page book probing human experiences with alien beings

Late-Breaking Amazing Stories: Identity Theft
- A 144-page book examining the problem of identity theft in North America

Elemente magazine
- A look at the latest in innovative appliances

- Feature on the green accessories of SpectraDecor

- A report on Persian rugs
- Profile of Red Earth Spas and Skoah Spa

Opulence magazine
- Article on the top philanthropic events for the Elite Club issue
- Article on the need for entrepreneurs to nurture their social lives
- Feng Shui gardens
- Profile of Open Sundaes dessert-inspired bath and body products
- An examination of the income trust changes as it relates to investors
- A review of the top restaurants in the city for the Elite Club issue
- A profile of the Getaway for Men spa
- Feature on High Life Living home designers
- Profile of 1960s musician Brian Griffiths
- A review of La Vitton skincare
- Profile of silk artist Norene Procter
- Feature on Transylvanian wines
- Article on a $3-million penthouse condominium

Enclave magazine
- Profile of designer Karim Rashid
- Feature on Abode furniture
- Article on Persian rugs
- Profile of OMEGA watches and the Olympic Games
- Examination of the world of high-end watches
- Profile of filmmaker Julia Kwan’s award-winning movie Eve & the Fire Horse
- Feature on an underwater resort in Fiji
- Article on luxury submarines
- Profile of high-end dress designer Evalina Schmidtke

Alberta Oil magazine
- Advertorial on Calfrac Well Services
- Ad feature on Fancy Shacks home builders
- Ad feature on Flint Energy Services
- Advertorial on Warrior Equipment Rentals
- Feature on Advantage Products Inc.
- Profile of Innicor Subsurface Technologies
- Article on Labbe-Leech Interiors

Toronto Living magazine
- Feature showcasing the Fairmont Palliser hotel

Calgary Living magazine
- Articles in the Grande Estate feature
- Article on RGO
- Profile of Alpine Helicopters
- Feature on the Aero Space Museum
- Profile of Calgary Flight Training Centre
- Article about the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges
- Feature on inner-city real estate
- The dream Christmas stocking
- Profile of Concierge On Call
- Feature on the Canadian Sport Centre
- Article on hot throw rug fashions
- Article about fossil sinks
- Advertorial about Neorest toilets
- Article on hot bicycle options for 2005
- Profile of $1.9 million home on the market
- Article on western adventure holidays
- Profile of AirSprint Inc.
- Article on the Okanagan wine valley
- Feature of Inniskillin’s ice wine
- Profile of the Okanagan Golf Club
- Article presenting four of the best spas in the world
- Feature about weddings as the Fairmont Palliser hotel
- Feature highlighting design of spectacular Eau Claire penthouse
- Article on Calgary Jewellery Ltd.
- Article on Stillwater Spa
- Profile of Vatulele Island Resort in Fiji
- Article on Calgary Yacht Club
- Profile of JEM Glassworks

FabJob Guide to Become a Make-up Artist
- Electronic and print career guide
Wrote one section totaling 10,000 words

FabJob Guide to Become an Image Consultant
- Electronic and print career guide
Wrote two sections totaling 14,000 words

1075 News
- Provided several articles for Canadian propane organization’s magazine

American Health and Fitness
- Feature article about men’s spa experience

Avenue magazine
- Faces profile on Nomi Whalen
- Faces profile on the Nut Man
- Day in the Life piece on Animal Rescue Foundation
- Humorous chart about Holiday remedies

- Front-of-the-book piece on The Pet Guys

Trade & Commerce Magazine
- Examination of the coal industry in Canada, 2005, 2006, 2007
- Profile of Calgary as economic hotbed
- Profile—Chandos Construction
- Corporate profile – GN Corporations Inc.
- Corporate profile—Q’Max
- Update article on Red Deer Growth Corridor
- Profile of Canadian Plastics Industry Association
- Article on Red Deer Growth Corridor
- Special Report – Fluor Constructors Canada
- Corporate profile – Superior Emergency Vehicles
- Provincial report – Alberta’s economy
- Corporate profile—Prudential Steel
- Business Report—Airdrie
- Business Report – Innisfail

Arch: The University of Calgary
Alumni Magazine

- Feature article – the changing face of university funding
- Profile – Rich Winter, Professional Sports Agent
- Profile – George Russell, Editor of Time Canada magazine
- Feature – Humanitarians
- Profile – Jim Vennard, Manager of Water Works for City of Calgary
- Feature article—Queen of Sheba sanctuary dig (Cover story)
- Feature article—authors
- Profile—Lou Paget, sex educator
- Profile—Evelyn Grant, potter
- Feature article—Opera
- Profile – Rada Krnjaich, UN
- Profile – Romana Prokopiw, book store owner

Sposa Bridal Magazine
- Column—Trends in tableware

Curriculum vitae

Rennay Craats



freelance writer  /  editor


- Commissioned to write the keynote address for speaker at a high school graduation

Product Promotion

- Wrote promotional package about pet care product for Calgary company

Business Correspondence
- Wrote letter of introduction for new sales manager to send to clients and potential clients​

Brochure Creation
- Created copy for Calfrac Drilling’s recruitment brochure
- Wrote program and promotional brochures for the Calgary Catholic School District
- Wrote brochure for business broker to advertise service
- Prepared product and corporate brochure for security equipment company
- Wrote presentation folder material for records and information management company
- Wrote brochure copy for a pet identification and tracking utility

Promotional Articles
- Wrote articles for the school board promoting Calgary Board of Education programs and achievements in Calgary Herald inserts

- Prepared two executive summaries for a session, one on energy income trusts (2007) and one on corruption in international business (2008) for Deloitte
- Prepared an article for Deloitte & Touch to appear in a BOMA insert in Business in Calgary

Web Site Content
- Prepared the “About Us” section for an Edmonton-based power-washing company’s web site
- Wrote several blog entries as Santa for an International Christmas blog on website http://emailsanta.com/santa-claus-xmas-blog
- Prepare blog posts as fictional teenaged girl on Girlville website

- Publisher/writer of newsletter and two other communications releases for PetLynx Corporation, a pet identification company

- Prepared copy for Deloitte & Touche quarterly newsletter and magazine inserts
- Wrote a quarterly newsletter for a private social club

- Prepared articles for Concierge On Call newsletter

Kayak magazine

- Article about the doomed last voyage of Sir John Franklin

Great Journeys: The Exploration of North America 

Indigenous Peoples: The Maasai

Early Canadian Life: The Blacksmith
Early Canadian Life: The General Store

American Indian Art and Culture: Navajo
American Indian Art and Culture: Cherokee

Canadian Symbols: Prince Edward Island

Canadian Symbols: Ontario
Canadian Symbols: Quebec

Science @ Work: Construction

Caring for Your Pet: Geckos
Caring for Your Pet: Frogs
Caring for Your Pet: Snakes

Real Life Stories: The Gold Rush
Real Life Stories: Ranching

American Holidays: Columbus Day

Endangered Plants and Animals of the U.S.: Whooping Crane
Endangered Plants and Animals of the U.S.: Black-footed Ferret

American Symbols: Natural Landmarks

Reptiles and Amphibians of the World

War and Peace: The American Civil War

Canadian History: Canada in the Global Age

My Favorite Author: Roald Dahl and E.B. White

Canada Through the Decades: The 1970s
Canada Through the Decades: The 1940s
Canada Through the Decades: The 1910s

Living Science: The Science of Fire
Living Science: The Science of Sound

Great Canadian Prime Ministers

International Organizations: The United Way

For the Love of Baseball
For the Love of Basketball
For the Love of Karate
For the Love of Judo
For the Love of Skateboarding
For the Love of Snowboarding
For the Love of Cycling
For the Love of In-line Skating

American Cities: New Orleans

American States: Indiana
American States: Arizona
American States: Illinois
American States: New Mexico
American States: New Hampshire
American States: Maryland
American States: Michigan

Canadian Cities: Toronto

20th Century U.S.A. – History of the 1900s
- all 10 books in the history series 

Canadian Provinces: Quebec

Festivals: Chinese New Year

Government of Michigan Web Site

Special Features - grade eight, nine, and ten science profiles for Alberta textbooks