Thanks to Giuseppe Di Leo, professor of drawing at Concordia University, and to the other artists in the group, for putting together the Beyond Contours – Shouts & Murmurs exhibition at the Warren G. Flowers Gallery this June. It was a smash hit! Many welcome guests, art pieces sold and smiling artists. Here are a few photos.
This story earned an Honourable Mention at the Quebec Writers’ Federation 2008 awards and was published by Vehicule Press in their anthology: Minority Reports, New English Writing from Quebec, edited by Claude Lalumiere and Elise Moser, 2011. Continue reading →
If you’re anything like me, you find yourself wearing many hats: writer, editor, proofreader, graphic designer, artist, researcher, website creator… Being self-employed, you will often find that you provide your clients with more than just one specific service. Here are tips that can apply to almost any kind of freelancer. If you want to ask a question about freelancing, write to me anytime! Continue reading →
This is a living post that will be updated periodically as I am always looking for new learning opportunities. Here are just a few of the resources that have helped me over the years: Continue reading →
Don’t just start calling people willy-nilly in search of writing jobs. Prepare yourself for the gruelling yet rewarding haul that IS being a freelance writer. These tips will help you on your way… Continue reading →
There are many types of writing and the kind that you do will dictate your client base. Here I will give tips on finding clients as a copywriter because that is the broadest of the writing categories: you need to have a broad, general knowledge and if you don’t know something about your client’s business, you need to be able to research fast. Continue reading →
It’s always tough trying to establish your rate as a writer. Often we don’t give ourselves enough credit for what we’ve achieved. Put those doubts behind you and assess your experience with a matter-of-fact approach. Here are some questions to ask yourself and things to take into account: Continue reading →