The Writing for Publication course in the Writing Program at Western introduced me to writing front-of-book pieces, query letters, film reviews, service pieces, and feature articles.
"Not your average corner lemonade stand" (.PDF, 493KB) - A feature article on independent clothing companies founded by young Canadian entrepreneurs.
District 9 Film Review (.PDF, 249KB) - A 300-word film review on Neill Blonkamp's District 9.
The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds Review (.PDF, 140KB) - A 1600-word technical music review on The Beach Boys' eleventh studio album. This review was written for a Music course, hence the emphasis on technical music elements.