Patrick Erskine Patrick.Erskine Toronto Journalist

Patrick Erskine


Patrick Erskine
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Toronto Location
Jan 2013 Member Since

Patrick is currently a staff writer and editorial assistant at Jobpostings Magazine. He spends most of his free time being awesome. That keeps him pretty busy. Otherwise, you'll most likely find him perusing the streets of downtown Toronto, spending a significant portion of his income on coffee and trying to make it as a musician. He hasn't quite made it, yet.

What is unique that's not in your bio?
I'm a pretty short guy, which has conditioned me to become larger with my personality. When confident, it's not uncommon for me to be the loudest person in the room, even if nobody is quite sure where the voice is coming from.
What's your favorite accomplishment?
Starting a band and pushing through all the obstacles to create and perform music I love in the city I love.
How do you define cool?
Being confident enough to do your own thing, regardless of what other people think (As long as it is not at the expense of others).
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Being constantly connected and curious.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
The community is massive, creating for consistently fresh and unique content that is updated on a regular basis.
What is your favorite trend?
3D chalk art. It blows my mind how real it is, and it's such a grassroots form of artistic expression. It's truly inspiring.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Being relevant, witty, and engaging in a way that people can understand and relate to. Write how you speak and people will listen to what you say.
How do you reset to be creative?
Take a walk and get some fresh air to clear the mind. And coffee. Lots of coffee.
What inspires or excites you?
The fact that I have my entire life ahead of me to become whoever I want to be.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
The obsolescense of desktop and laptop computers, as everything becomes completely mobile and compact.