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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.

Morrison's Nifty Drivelarium & Gubbins Repository - My blog, launched in January 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.

CLIENTS & EMPLOYERS (plus associated):

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.

Nanaimo Recycling Exchange - Feature subject for More Living magazine.

CHLY - Nanaimo's Radio Malaspina Society's superb radio station: Feature subject for
More Living magazine. On April 14, 2011, alongside four other non-fiction writers,
I participated in a panel discussion about media and media literacy on CHLY's
Be the Media show. Anyone interested in hearing it can do so by clicking here.
I also appeared on the same show on June 30, 2011, and July 12, 2012, to talk
about concert promotion and the summer festival seasons. Those shows can
be heard here and here.

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.

Danielson Famile - Review 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 - 2016

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

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

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

Belinda Bruce - Vancouver singer-songwriter: Biography, 2007

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