I believe in the power of words to engage, inspire and capture the imagination—and it’s important to get the words right.
Your written content and messaging need to capture attention, resonate and inspire action. Through tight editing, an eye for detail, compelling writing and a voice that keeps people listening, words with cowbell delivers words that captivate, engage and inspire.
Why cowbell? Cowbell adds punch to the rhythm of a composition. In performance, it is direct, succinct and even whimsical. It brings resonance and impact.
Coming from a background in visual, literary and performing arts, Cathy (Cate) McKim is a multidisciplinary storyteller. With 20+ years’ experience as a copy editor, proofreader, writer and voice-over artist—working on projects for social and marketing research (including corporate and public affairs, cultural markets, financial services, and health and wellness), non-profits, unions and the arts—she has the confidence needed to produce powerful results beyond your expectations. She brings the cowbell.
words with cowbell was inspired by its sister, life with more cowbell; a passion project that’s grown into one of Toronto’s most popular and respected arts blogs.
Cathy is also known as Cate; currently an accidental freelancer, she works on contract projects while searching for a permanent position. When she’s not working to get the words right, she shouts out the Toronto arts scene on her blog life with more cowbell; focusing on the local theatre scene, as well as music, and literary and visual arts. She’s also been known to get up on stage as an actor, stand-up comic and singer; she also creates her own greeting cards, as well as thematic and customized shadow box pieces.