The ninth in a fifteen-part short series, Meet the Writer. These posts were originally written as part of a #meetthewriter challenge facilitated by author Beth Kempton.
Today’s Meet the Writer prompt asks where my writing can be found online, in print, or elsewhere.
I have been sharing my writing on this blog for several years. I write on a number of topics.
But recently, I’ve shared my realization that I want to integrate the aggregated-to-date passions I have. This means that now you can also find these additional topics of leadership and writing craft on the blog.
I joined Substack to follow writers whose work I enjoy. Lately, I’ve been sharing notes of this Meet the Writer challenge. I’ll see how my use of that platform goes over time.
I’ve had a few bylines over the years in different media and sectors.
I developed a qualitative primary and secondary research project on the topic of Policy innovation for the Institute of Public Administration of Canada a few years ago. This incorporated three case studies on the topic with leaders doing innovative work across Canada.
You can navigate to the article here or by going to my LinkedIn profile and scrolling down to publications.
While I’ve written immeasurable policy and program content for years, this is the one public facing piece.
Thesis on Municipal Financial Tools to Support Food Security in Ontario
I completed a thesis on how municipal finance tools could support food security via urban agriculture in Ontario municipalities back in my Toronto Metropolitan University days (formerly Ryerson University). You could always dig up that at their library.
I’ve had a few bylines in print magazines over the years.
Salon Magazine printed a few pieces by me in 2006 or thereabouts.
The Cartomancer printed a couple articles by me in 2020 and 2021.
I’ve created two Tarot decks and the accompanying guidebooks which you can learn more about over here.
Cat Aura Tarot deck with guidebook (2024, forthcoming)
I’m not sure what the future holds for my writing, especially during this challenging time. But I do know that regardless of what happens, I’ll keep finding ways to create with words and topics to use words to explore.
Thanks for reading. You can find more writing craft content here.