Writing Samples: News Articles and Bulletins

If your company has a newsletter, one that’s either delivered through email or as a blog, or even on paper, I can craft stories that keep your reader’s interest.

Promotional photo of Phillip Chbeeb

i.am.me’s Phillip Chbeeb in the Spotlight

In this short blog post, I highlight hip-hop dancer and choreographer Phillip Chbeeb’s style and work. (Published September 2016.)

SuKuLTuR book in a vending machine

Books in vending machines and God’s Busted Knee

(This bulletin notice announced an author visit. Published February 2016. To see the published version, click on the link and scroll down to the third story.) Even though you don’t know him, you may already feel a type of familiarity with author Marc Degens: he writes with a self-deprecating humour common in Canada, and he… Read MoreBooks in vending machines and God’s Busted Knee »

Local German Author Visiting University of Waterloo

(This bulletin piece announced the visit of a local author who writes and publishes in German. Published February 2015. To see the published version, click on the link and scroll down to the third story.) A murder, a mysterious beating, a suspicious arrest: all happen at the world-famous Hannover fairgrounds during a computer exhibition in… Read MoreLocal German Author Visiting University of Waterloo »

Blues musician Steve Strongman

Buddy Guy and Steve Strongman: Another Part of Blues History in Kitchener

(This post appeared on a blog for a 2,000-seat live theatre, where blues legend Buddy Guy was playing, with Steve Strongman opening. Published March 2016.) It all started with a man named Smith. Glenn Smith, to be exact. You may know him as the owner of Ethel’s Lounge in Uptown Waterloo, but if you’ve been… Read MoreBuddy Guy and Steve Strongman: Another Part of Blues History in Kitchener »