My latest DeHaan Services article, "The Ontario Civic Holiday: 2012 Simcoe Day Events in Toronto", introduces this holiday with multiple names and also lists a variety of ways to celebrate.

"Colonel John Graves Simcoe" image by Wanda G (Wanda Gould)
My article explains why Simcoe Day is named for John Graves Simcoe.

Publicizing my Simcoe Day Article

While I always use my Xanga blog ("The Longest Celebrations of Simcoe Day 2012") to publicize my articles, I truly recommend "The DeHaan Lens of Annual Toronto Events" in Squidoo to track all the annual Toronto events that I find interesting.

Writing Tip based on Simcoe Day

Today's writing tip is to take different approaches from time to time, but not so much as to upset regular readers.

In writing my Simcoe Day article, for example, I switched my focus away from publicizing one specific Toronto event, and towards the holiday on which a variety of festivities would occur.

As well, I added some background about the person behind the holiday. It's not my usual approach, but seemed reasonable since I had moved away from a single-venue, sole-sponsored event.

Besides, I actually learned a thing or two about JG Simcoe during the research, so why  share some facts about Simcoe Day in 2012.

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