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Stratford Writers Festival Takes Over Social Media

By |October 28th, 2016|

  Thank You to Everyone Who Mentioned the Festival on Social Media! Throughout the Stratford Writers Festival, our team was busy moving between venues, setting up stages, posting signs, and welcoming guests. However, between all of this, we were astonished by the amount of positive feedback and engagement the festival received on social media. If you [...]

Stratford Writers Festival: Partner & Venue Thank You

By |October 28th, 2016|

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Stratford Writers Festival a huge success! The Stratford Writers Festival is a success because of you - our audience - and the generous support of many local writers (Thank you, Alison!) and organizations. Thanks to all of you, the festival was so successful that attendees and authors are already excited to return [...]

Stratford Writers Festival Introduces Unique Programming

By |October 28th, 2016|

Inaugural Writers Festival Has Attendees Eagerly Waiting for Next Years! "The thing about this festival is, writers want to come here because it’s a beautiful part of the country and audiences are great. I think it’s an excellent chance to come see your favourite author." - Michael Winter, award-winning author The two-day Stratford Writers Festival was such [...]

Social Media for Authors: Growing Your Instagram Presence – Part II

By |October 17th, 2016|

5 More Tips to Increase Your Instagram Followers Two weeks ago, we posted a blog entitled 5 Tips to Increase Your Instagram Followers. The blog was so well received on social media that we decided to provide authors (and publishers) with 5 more tips to increase your Instagram followers. 1) Offer “Share for Shares” to Boost [...]

Little Art Library Fundraiser Coming To Stratford

By |October 13th, 2016|

Upcoming Free Little Library Fundraiser part of the Stratford Writers Festival More Free Little Libraries will soon be a part of Stratford's literary landscape! Planned in conjunction with the inaugural DigiWriting Stratford Writers Festival, Gallery Stratford is launching the upcoming Little "Art" Library fundraiser on October 23! DigiWriting has asked publishers to contribute new books so there [...]

Social Media for Authors: Engaging with Readers on Goodreads

By |October 10th, 2016|

5 Tips to Get the Most from Your Goodreads Author Profile Did you know that Goodreads is the world’s biggest site for book readers and recommendations? With over 50 million users, Goodreads is a behemoth in the world of online literature. For this reason, it’s the perfect place to interact with readers who may be interested [...]

Social Media for Authors: Growing Your Instagram Presence – Part I

By |October 3rd, 2016|

5 Tips to Increase Your Instagram Followers Nearly every author is hopping onto the Instagram bandwagon – as they should be. With over 300 million active monthly users, Instagram offers authors the ability to reach their audience quickly and via simple means. Of course, over time, you’ll want to ensure that you are increasing your presence [...]

Social Media for Authors: Growing Your Snapchat Followers

By |September 26th, 2016|

5 Tips to Grow Your Followers on Snapchat Last week, we discussed Snapchat and how it should be an integral part of your marketing plan if you write for a teen or young adult audience. Remember, Snapchat is not for every author and needs to be used selectively. Like all social media platforms, you should [...]

Social Media for Authors: Snapchat 101

By |September 19th, 2016|

How Snapchat Can Be an Effective Part of Your Marketing Plan If you’re in tune with the latest and greatest in the world of social media, surely you know about Snapchat. However, if you’re unaware, Snapchat is an app that allows users to send their followers temporary pictures and videos. The popular smartphone app boasts [...]

Social Media for Authors: Facebook Live

By |September 12th, 2016|

5 Tips to Promote Your Books on Facebook Live In 2016, Facebook launched Facebook Live, a platform for users and businesses to broadcast real-time video to their followers. With video quickly becoming the most popular (and most engaging) form of content available, both authors and publishers should consider using Facebook Live and including it in [...]

#CanLitPit Becomes 6th Highest Trend on Twitter

By |September 1st, 2016|

A Summary of Media Coverage from the Inaugural #CanLitPit With a few weeks now removed from the inaugural #CanLitPit, our entire team is still astounded over the number of Canadian writers who took to Twitter to pitch their unpublished manuscripts. While it was clear that young adult and children’s literature dominated the event, writers with [...]

Social Media for Authors: Navigating the Facebook Page Redesign

By |August 29th, 2016|

5 Things Authors Need to Adjust for the New Facebook Layout Beginning in early August, Facebook made changes to the page layout for select few businesses as a test. With the test now complete, the layout will be rolled out to all Facebook pages in the coming weeks. While the new design (see below) is [...]