Rob Starr is a staff writer for Small Business Trends. He is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto. He graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Journalism degree. His print credentials include employment with various Toronto area newspapers and three works of fiction--The Apple Lady (2004), Creekwater (2006) and Sophistry By Degrees (2008) published by Stonegarden Press In California. His online work includes thousands of web pages, blogs and articles and he’s edited several works of fiction for writers including Gareth Powell in the UK. He also works as a content strategist/manager in New York City.