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Whether speaking in the language of accountants, attorneys, pastors, theologians, scientists, or engineers, the work of the technical writer is that of a translator. As an expert in your field, what do you know that you need to communicate to your clients, your industry, your employees?

In addition to writing and editing, Abbi will negotiate publication with relevant journals and newspapers to ensure that the right audience reads your information.

Technical Articles
“Protecting Your District’s Ability to Sell Bonds or Other Debt: If your district is bound by continuing disclosure requirements, it’s imperative that you comply with SEC requirements,” School Business Affairs, Association of School Business Officials International, October 2012. ("click here" to read more)

“A Primer on National Tax Reform Proposals,” ghostwritten for Timothy D. Evans, CPA and Joshua C. H. Stokes, Esq., Orange County Lawyer, August 2012 ("click here" to read more)

“Overpaying the Auditor? New Senate bills clarify Prop. 39 requirements,” CASBO News, California Association of School Business Officials, July 2011, and Fiscal Report, School Services of California, August 2011 ("click here" to read more)

“The Insidious Impact of Fraud: How to retro-fit district structure for prevention and detection,” California Special District Association, July 2009 ("click here" to read more)

Association of School Business Officials International
Orange County Bar Association
California Association of School Business Officials
California Special District Association
California School Boards Association
California Society of Municipal Finance Officers
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
San Bernardino County Bar Association
Manufacturing Executive Institute
San Dimas Community News
La Verne Community News
Glendora Community News
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

Edited Works
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools accreditation report for Crown College
Heart Deep Teaching, by Dr. Gary Newton (
Above Reproach: Living a Life of Integrity, by David J. Gutierrez.

“Abbi is like an accountant with a magic pen!” —Jessie Wang, Senior Associate, Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP

“You have caught on to our language very quickly…”—Linda M. Saddlemire, CPA/CFF, CFE, MBA, Co-Managing Partner, Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman

“Abigail Stokes Palsma's work is outstanding. She provided a detailed, accurate editing of a very complex document. While others stop short in their editing comments, Abbi presented comments that helped the accuracy of our document and its overall look and voice. Thank you, Abbi.” —Dr. Scott Moats, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Crown College

“After trying and not being satisfied with several online professional proofreading services, someone recommended Abbi Palsma to me and I am relieved and grateful for her incredible eye for professional editing detail. I have found her editing and proofreading abilities to be second to none and I will continue to use her for my academic and professional work.  I highly recommend her to anyone seeking top quality results!"
-Pat Ryan, Groveland, MA

More samples available up request, or visit for over 50 articles that were written, ghostwritten, or edited by Abbi.