Born in Cambridge, Ontario, Julie Blake is a freelance writer and event planner living in Montreal. Passionate about promoting and encouraging literacy, Blake has worked with many non-profit organizations including ABC Literacy Foundation, Montreal Children’s Library, 826 Boston, Ministry Of Stories, Story Planet, Maker Kids, and Young Inventor Challenge.

Moonlighting as Montréal’s “day spa expert,” Blake also provides spa recommendations, reviews, and insider travel tips online. Her writing covers a broad range of topics including travel, health and well-being, spirituality, and popular psychology. When Blake isn’t busy writing, she is busy reading, traveling, and teaching her dog to do new tricks.