About Debbie Olsen

About Debbie OlsenBiography

Debbie is a Canadian freelance writer, wife, and mother of four children.

As a freelance writer, Debbie delivers creative, thoroughly researched, and well-written articles on or before deadlines. She is open to editorial suggestions and revisions when required.

Debbie has a diverse background that enriches her life and her writing. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta's faculty of medicine and has worked as a freelance journalist, a medical laboratory technician, an agricultural researcher, a travel agent, and a town councilor. She has had the opportunity to travel extensively with her husband and four children and has enjoyed capturing the essence of destinations and adventures through words.

Debbie has regular columns in The Red Deer Advocate and The Calgary Herald. Her freelance work has appeared in the following publications: Fodor's Canada Gold Guidebook 26th and 27th editions, 25 Great Canadian Vacations Guidebook, Escape to Nature without Roughing It Guidebook, The Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West, Arizona Highroads Magazine (AAA), Canadian Travel Press, Flare Magazine, Food for Thought, Leap Magazine, Leisure ways Magazine, Legacy Magazine, Your Health Magazine, Bistro Magazine, TravelAge West Magazine, up! Magazine, CAA SK website, The National Post, The Lethbridge Herald, The Red Deer Advocate, The Calgary Herald, The Edmonton Journal, The Vancouver Province, The Vancouver Sun, The Victoria Times Colonist, The Prince George Citizen, the Prince Rupert Daily News, The Windsor Star, The Regina Leader Post, Montreal Gazette, Halifax Daily News, The Winnipeg Free Press, The Ottawa Citizen, The Niagara Standard, The Owen Sound Sun Times, Alaska Highway News, the Kingston Standard, and the Brantford Expositor.

A few samples of previously published articles are available through the links on this website.