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Library Talk: The Future of Ontario’s Libraries

By |February 6th, 2017|

Why A Visit to Your Local Ontario Library will Get You Thinking This month, Shelagh Paterson, Executive Director of the Ontario Library Association, addresses the changes many libraries are making across Ontario to better serve and reflect their communities. We encourage all Ontario-based authors and publishers to stay informed on programs and services offered by [...]

#CanLitPit Twitter Pitch Event Reminders

By |February 1st, 2017|

Everything You Need to Know Before Pitch Day! We’re only a few short days away from #CanLitPit taking over Twitter on Wednesday, February 8, 2017! Over the past few weeks, we have had quite a number of great questions regarding everything from how to participate to self-published authors. In this post, we’ve provided an overview [...]

#CanLitPit Pitch Workshop

By |February 1st, 2017|

Learn How to Craft Engaging and Thought-Provoking Pitches With #CanLitPit one week away, it’s time to write and refine your pitches! Creating an engaging and thought-provoking pitch while following the #CanLitPit guidelines will be a challenge. However, the entire team at DigiWriting and participating #CanLitPit publishers and literary agents know that Canadian writers are up [...]

Introducing the “Library Talk” Series

By |January 30th, 2017|

A Partnership Between DigiWriting and OLA to Highlight Ontario Libraries When was the last time you were at a library? Was it to borrow a book? To find a quiet place to study? Or perhaps you were taking part in an afterschool program. Regardless, we bet you discovered something interesting about your local library while [...]

Social Media for Authors: Selling Your Titles Through Social Media

By |January 23rd, 2017|

5 Tips to Sell Your Books Via Social Media in 2017 In 2017, most authors and publishers will need to come to terms with the following fact: It will become more difficult than ever to get attention for your books on social media. With the biggest channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.) swamped with authors [...]

#CanLitPit Returns on Wednesday, February 8, 2017!

By |January 9th, 2017|

Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017! In August 2016, the inaugural #CanLitPit became the #6 trend on Twitter with more than 500 pitches being posted during the event by close to 200 writers from coast to coast. Canadian Literature Pitch [...]

Happy Holidays from DigiWriting

By |December 23rd, 2016|

In the Spirit of the Season As we look forward to celebrating the holiday season with friends and family, we want to express our gratitude to those who have worked with us during 2016. This year we launched two events for the Canadian literary community, the Stratford Writers Festival and #CanLitPit, and have more exciting [...]

Book Marketing Series: Make the Most of the Holiday Season

By |December 5th, 2016|

5 Tips to Increase Book Sales During the Holidays It’s that time of year again! The smell of freshly baked cookies is in the air. Family stockings are being hung with care. Hot chocolate and egg nog are readily flowing. And, perhaps most significantly, cash registers and online merchants are buzzing with consumers’ spending. In [...]

Social Media for Authors: Planning Your Content

By |November 21st, 2016|

5 Tips to Plan Your Social Media Content Last week, we posted an article on the best times to post to social media in 2016. By following these times, and accounting for factors such as your genre and target audience, you will increase the likelihood of your post reaching a larger audience. But what about content? [...]

Social Media for Authors: The Best Times to Post

By |November 14th, 2016|

The Best Times to Post on Social Media in 2016 With organic reach dropping and social media becoming busier than ever before, it’s important that authors and publishers know the best times to post to social media. With limited opportunities and time to reach their intended audiences, knowing when to post can make a big [...]

Social Media for Authors: Creating a Professional Twitter Profile

By |November 7th, 2016|

5 Tips to Create a Professional Author Twitter Profile These days, Twitter seems to be the centre of the social media universe. While more authors are on Facebook, this platform’s increasing reliance on paid reach is pushing authors away from the site, as most have extremely limited budgets. If you’re considering joining Twitter, or if [...]

Social Media for Authors: Goodreads’ Ask the Author Q&A Feature

By |October 31st, 2016|

5 Tips to Leverage Goodreads’ Ask the Author Q&A Feature Last week, our book marketing experts discussed how to get the most from your Goodreads author profile. Within that blog, we covered how to use the “Ask the Author” feature to engage with your followers, new and old! With nearly half of all Goodreads authors now [...]