Non-Fiction

I very much love making things up, but not everything I write is of the fictional variety...

Blogging
Along with this personal blog, I was an official blogger for one season of the Canadian National Exhibition and blogged for About.com: Toronto (details below). On this blog, some of my most popular posts include:



Copywriting and Promotional Material
I write web copy, press releases, profiles and more for a doggie daycare where I work part time, and for Canadian children's musicians Sonshine and Broccoli.

Web Content - About.com
From October 2007 to July 2013 I was About.com's Guide to Toronto, providing articles, blog posts, newsletters and photographs for what was then a New York Times Company. I worked remotely, creating my own editorial calendar. The experience taught me all about web writing and SEO, and of course helped me learn a lot more about Toronto. Here's a blog post on the experience of working for About.com.

Although the design and site mandate have changed since I left (from being a site for locals to a tourism site), here are some of my articles which are still online:
And more samples from some of the categories I focused on (in Google Drive - PDFs and JPGs):