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Professional Writers Association of Canada - National writers association, based in
Toronto with provincial chapters. I have been a Professional Member, Victoria chapter,
since September 2010.

Federation of BC Writers - Provincial writers association based in Vancouver.
I have been a member since February 2008.

British Columbia Association of Travel Writers - Provincial travel writers association based in Burnaby. I have been a member since May 2011.

DeSign of the Dog - Vancouver design company run by Ariane Behrend, responsible for building this beautiful website, the photography within, and also designing my logo
and business card.

SELECTED CLIENTS & EMPLOYERS:

Arrow Folk Radio UK - British webzine/radio station dedicated mainly to folk music, but also
including independent releases related to that genre: Freelance contributor from July 2015 to present.

BeatRoute - Calgary and Vancouver-published magazine, concentrating primarily
on music content: Freelance contributor from August 2011 to present.


Page One Publishing - Based in Victoria, BC, Page One produced Harbour Air Magazine
and still publishes British Columbia Magazine, plus a range of tourism guides
amongst many titles.

The Navigator - Malaspina University-College student newspaper: Freelance contributor on behalf of CHLY from April 2008.

EyesOnBC Magazine - Bowser, BC-based magazine, formerly known as The Beacon.
Contributor of assigned and pitched articles from August 2007 to present.

The Source - Brighton, UK, magazine, now known as The Brighton Source and online only
from February 2014. I was a contributor of music-oriented material and occasional
features from 1998 to 2006.

Cheeky Guides - Publishers, Brighton, UK: I contributed to and edited the music section of The Cheeky Guide to Brighton: Fourth Edition (2006).

SELECTED INTERVIEW, FEATURE & REVIEW SUBJECTS (plus associated):

The Blue Owl B&B - Feature subject for More Living magazine.

Douglas Walker - Feature subject for More Living magazine. I also produced a
foreword for the 2010 edition of Walker's Form & Function book.


Free Spirit Spheres
- Feature subject for More Living magazine.

Killbeat Music - Publicity and artist management company run by Radiogram's
Ken Beattie: Interview subject for Comes with a Smile.

Lambchop - Nashville band: Interview subject for Comes with a Smile.

Willard Grant Conspiracy - US band: Interview subject for Comes with a Smile.

Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Feature subject, L.U.V. magazine.

BIOGRAPHIES, PRESS RELEASES & ONE-SHEET CLIENTS:

Roberts Hall - Nanaimo folk-rock duo: Publicity materials, 2015 - 2018

Mr. Goshness - Nanaimo progressive pop band: Publicity materials, 2014

Top Men - Nanaimo "gentlemen's techno" band: Publicity materials, 2014

The Hermit's Music - Nanaimo-based record label and community of likeminded,
principally acoustic musicians: Publicity materials, 2013, 2016

Moths & Locusts - Nanaimo psychedelic rock band: Publicity materials, 2013, 2016, 2017

Buckman Coe - Vancouver singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and
sociopolitical/environmental activist: Publicity materials, 2012

Fabrizio Paterlini - Neoclassical composer/pianist from Mantua, Italy: One-sheet/online
biography, 2011

James McRae - Nanaimo jazz musician: Publicity materials, 2009, 2011, 2018

Tara Angell - New York City rock musician: Online biography, 2007

Belinda Bruce - Vancouver singer-songwriter: Biography, 2007

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