Michele SponagleI’ve been writing and editing for decades, or at least, it feels that way because I’ve covered a lot of ground over my career. I thought I was going to grow up and be an advertising copywriter, but my love of journalism took over. I took my first job in the business as a junior-nothing-nobody at Maclean’s magazine, followed by slightly more elevated editorial position at Flare. I was laid off as a recession hit. Armed with a slim writing portfolio, I managed, by some miracle, to snag freelance assignments for top publications, such Chatelaine, Canadian Living and the Toronto Star. I squarely on the path to becoming a bona fide freelance writer.

I’m often asked, “What do you write about?” The short answer is anything that interests me. The longer answer is that I generally enjoy lifestyle writing. That covers topics such as health, travel, style, trends, profiles, entertainment (especially television in my case), décor, food and wine. Click to read more

Wayfair workers couldn’t stomach they were making beds to cage children.

They asked the company to stop. CEO said no.

Tomorrow, they‘re walking out.

This is what solidarity looks like - a reminder that everyday people have real power, as long as we’re brave enough to use it. https://t.co/667abeLDTG

How have we gotten to the point where a strongly evidenced rape accusation against a sitting president is getting a collective yawn in the media? An examination: https://t.co/ewtEs8WhRx

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Published Work

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Learning To Talk Openly About Death Helps You Appreciate Life, Says Activist
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TRAVEL

The Importance of Now
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FEATURE

Missing out on sleep is no joke. Here’s how it affects your body
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PROFILES

How one small-town tattoo artist is bringing comfort to breast cancer survivors
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FOOD AND DRINK

10 Dishes to Eat in Hamilton, Ontario
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CUSTOM CONTENT

Collective Action Essential to Advance Worker’s Rights in Ontario
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