About Marcia

Marcia Allyn Luke has an Honours Bachelor in English from the University of Guelph and a postgraduate Publishing Certificate from Ryerson University. She is currently completing a Master of Professional Education at Western University.

Marcia’s favourite pastime is reading and she can often be found with her nose in a book. She has been a writer at heart from the very beginning, writing children’s books for younger grades in elementary school. Marcia has authored and published a memoir, “Letters to My Hypothetical Children”, contributed to a #1 internationally bestselling book, “Silent Grief, Healing, & Hope”, and written numerous articles for TWINS Magazine, New Dreamhomes Magazine, and Life in Multiples.

Marcia has a passion for education and lifelong learning, devoting her career to publishing educational resources, developing curriculum, and teaching at the post-secondary level. She has been teaching since 2017 and has taught courses such as Introductory Communications, Professional Writing, College English, and Conspiracy Theories (Critical Thinking), at Fleming CollegeGeorge Brown College, and Humber College. Marcia has 17 years’ experience in post-secondary education in a variety of editorial, sales, marketing, project management, acquisitions, and new program development positions, providing a unique, holistic perspective. Companies she has worked with include: American Technical PublishersMcGraw-Hill EducationNELSON Education, and Harlequin Enterprises.

In addition to teaching, Marcia has her own publishing business, Twin Horseshoes, providing editing, self-publishing, and marketing services to individuals, helping them fulfill their dream of being a published author. Twin Horseshoes has published titles in: nonfiction sales and selling; memoirs, including a travel memoir; children’s picture books/series; and fiction fantasy. Twin Horseshoes publishes in ebook, paperback, and hardcover formats and distributes to bookstores, retailers, and libraries as well as direct to consumers. We have our first French translation coming in 2022!

Marcia is currently the Secretary, National Executive Council for Editors Canada. Marcia also likes to volunteer for causes related to health awareness, children’s and women’s rights, and donates blood on a regular basis. Outside of work, Marcia is a mom to twin girls. She likes to spend time with family and friends, and participate in any activity outside. Marcia loves coffee, Harry Potter, and puppy snuggles.

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