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Mike Ulmer is CEO of Catapult Bookwriting and the author of books about business, hockey, Canada and leadership.


I love helping people get started on their books.

Mike’s company, Catapult Bookwriting, has published Unapologetic Leadership by Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng, Drop the Mic Marketing by Jason Hunt, Show and Tell Writing: A Great Short Business Book About How to Write A Great Short Business Book by Mike Ulmer, The Myth-Guided Mind: Unleash Your God-Given Genius At Work And At Home by Michael Hynes, The 50 Year-Old Millenial by Marc Petitpas and The 40 Ways Of The Fox by Ron Foxcroft.

He has written for three wire services, the Thomson News Service and Southam News and The Canadian Press. His work has appeared in Chill: The Beer Magazine, saturdaynight Magazine and in a compendium of sports Stories called The Way It Looks From Here (2004 Knopf) edited by Steven Brunt.

Mike’s book M is for Maple is the bestselling alphabet book in Canadian publishing history.

He has appeared in front of 20,000 elementary school students across Ontario and in Alberta to talk about writing and all things Canadian.

Mike has interviewed more than 10,000 people and written books about digital marketing, writing, millennials, entrepreneurial life, inventing, Canada, the Stanley Cup, The Toronto Maple Leafs, The Montreal Canadiens, basketball, Inuksuks, horses, captains and soon, medicine. He has profiled Michael Jordan, Gordie Howe, Wayne Gretzky, Serena Williams, Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux and countless athletic stars.He has covered the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and Stanley Cup finals.

Mike worked as the in-house writer for Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, owners of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC and Toronto Marlies. His work has appeared in newspapers across Canada including the Calgary Sun, Ottawa Sun, Edmonton Sun, London Free Press, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and many more.

Mike was a staff writer for The National Post and a sports columnist for the Toronto Sun and Sun Media chain and a writer/columnist at The Hockey News.He has appeared on CTV, CBC television, CBC Radio, Global Sportsline, TSN, Rogers Sportsnet, TVO and on Radio at TheFan in Toronto.He wrote sports and news for the Hamilton/Burlington Spectator, the Woodstock and Ingersoll Sentinel-Review and the weekly Glencoe and Alvinston Transcript and Free Press.

Mike Ulmer was born on December 2, 1959.

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