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 took my first job in media at Maclean’s magazine, followed by a position at Flare. I was laid off as a recession hit. Armed with a slim writing portfolio, I managed to snag freelance assignments for top publications, such Chatelaine, Canadian Living and the Toronto Star. I was squarely on the path to becoming a 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 enjoy lifestyle writing. That covers topics such as health, personal finance, travel, retail, food and drink. Click to read more

Published Work


Learning To Talk Openly About Death Helps You Appreciate Life, Says Activist
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The Importance of Now
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Missing out on sleep is no joke. Here’s how it affects your body
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How one small-town tattoo artist is bringing comfort to breast cancer survivors
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10 Dishes to Eat in Hamilton, Ontario
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Collective Action Essential to Advance Worker’s Rights in Ontario
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