Welcome to the website of writer and comics artist Galadriel Watson.

I am an experienced, creative, versatile and dependable freelancer who is dedicated to producing fascinating stories that help readers understand more about themselves, the world and their connections within it.

  • Writer for adults, with credits in publications like The Washington Post, TIME, The Globe and Mail and Discover magazine.
  • Writer for children, including my 24th book: Running Wild: Awesome Animals in Motion and credits in publications like The New York Times for Kids and The Washington Post’s KidsPost.
  • Writer for businesses and organizations, including municipalities, universities and Crown corporations.
  • Writer and drawer of comics, with credits in publications like The Washington Post’s The Lily.

Here’s a peek at what I’ve done:

Get the nitty gritty: build personal grit to propel your goals
(Dance Magazine)
To ease menopause symptoms, add a little melody
How to age well, superhero-style
Why flying paper planes is serious fun for scientists
(The Washington Post: KidsPost)
Running Wild
(Annick Press)
Extreme Abilities
(Annick Press)
Protecting history
(Columbia Basin Trust)
Having fun with meaningful results
(Columbia Basin Trust)
Heating up a historic arts space
(Columbia Basin Trust)
My lifelong dream hasn’t panned out. Should I give up or keep trying?
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
Pandemic days are stifling. So I tried out this technique to build optimism.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
Snapshots of a beautiful life
(web series)
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