Role: Author, illustrator.
Profile: In 2012, I started writing what eventually became my "antibook," . 20,000 words, illustrated. The one publisher I sent The Low Self-Esteem Reading Room LoSERR to was interested. My 2nd, more mainsteam novel, is in progress. Do the Wrong Thing,
Vancouver Writers Reading, Critiquing and Podcasting Group
Role: Creator, organizer, host.
Profile: I organize and host weekly reading and critiquing meetings. In fall, 2015, I added a podcast segment. (See below.)
In 2015, I started a reading and critiquing group to keep me motivated to write. After placing 2nd in the 1st Annual Vancouver Writing Battle, my group merged with the host's 1400+ member meetup group. Since then, we've grown by 3000 members.
Vancouver Writers Podcast
Role: Creator, producer, host.
Profile: In the fall, 2015, I added a podcast segment to my highly successful reading and critiquing nights. Each weekly podcast features original authors reading their work.
Momentum Magazine Knight News Challenge Grants
Role: Lead facilitator and writer.
Profile: The Knight News Challenge funds innovative, digital, regionally specific journalism projects. Our submissions are for a Momentummag.com based mobile app and a Google Wave robot that allow users to share bike route specific news and resources.
Open Web Vancouver
Role: Conference organizer, web content writer, 2009. See also Branding and Web.
Open Web Vancouver
Role: Conference organizer, web content writer, 2008. See also Branding and Web.
Role: Manager, in-character blogging team.
Profile: Infiltration of MySpace and other online communities for specific missions. Consultant on design and content direction for this multi-media, digital/real world, user-directed graphic novel.
True Pulp Murder
Role: Online marketing plan writer for a docu-drama TV series. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_Pulp_Murder
Agentic Role: Strategist and writer.
Profile: For CBC, compiled "best practices" list from the web sites and online practices of major TV networks and news organizations. Populated CBC.ca/aboriginal for launch. Wrote for CBC.ca, CIAIC.ca, Granvilleisland.com and others.
Character prototype for the
Workers' Action League Army.