A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.
– Thomas Mann
But they do it anyway. Please excuse the appearance of this site while we are under construction!
I am a writer and copyeditor. I love to write about subcultures, religion, the weird and the quirky. I am studying Professional Communications at Ryerson University and have a Certificate in Freelance Writing with a focus on non-fiction for the periodical market from the University of Toronto. I’ve been writing my blog, Pink Collar, since 2005. I live in Toronto. Want to know more about me?
Leslie’s writing, creativity, and warm and friendly demeanour turned what was a daunting task for me into a delight.
Leslie is reliable, professional, and clearly interested in the work.
My writing has appeared in publications such as the Globe and Mail, The United Church Observer, Geez, and Spacing. See my published work, here.
One of the unexpected benefits of going back to school in the digital era is that there are many more creative new ways to shit talk other… Read more “Hey girl, your school sucks*”
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As the year wound down after Christmas, I noticed that I had still not recovered from the semester. I was still passing out on the subway, or… Read more “Vision Quest: Part II”