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.
of BC Writers - Provincial writers association based
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
|SELECTED CLIENTS & EMPLOYERS:
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.
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.
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.
Guides - Publishers, Brighton, UK: I contributed
to and edited the music section of
The Cheeky Guide to Brighton: Fourth Edition (2006).
INTERVIEW, FEATURE & REVIEW SUBJECTS (plus associated):
The Blue Owl B&B - Feature subject for More Living magazine.
Walker - Feature subject for More
Living magazine. I also produced a
foreword for the 2010 edition of Walker's Form & Function
Spirit Spheres - Feature subject for More Living
Recycling Exchange - Feature subject for More Living
- Nanaimo's Radio Malaspina Society's superb radio station: Feature
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.
Music - Publicity and artist management company run
Ken Beattie: Interview subject for Comes with a Smile.
- Nashville band: Interview subject for Comes with a Smile.
Grant Conspiracy - US band: Interview subject for
Comes with a Smile.
Famile - Review subject for Comes with a Smile.
"Prince" Billy - Feature subject, L.U.V.
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
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
James McRae - Nanaimo jazz musician: Publicity materials, 2009, 2011, 2018
Angell - New York City rock musician: Online
Bruce - Vancouver singer-songwriter: Biography,