Pitch Your Story at the Stratford Writers Festival With the success of #CanLitPit, we wanted to give writers an opportunity to meet with editors face-to-face while attending the Writers Festival in Stratford. Space is limited for our #CanLitPit Live event, so register now to secure your spot! How a Pitch Session Works Writers meet one-on-one with an [...]
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Introducing Kim Echlin We're thrilled to have Giller Prize nominee Kim Echlin joining our festival on October 23, 2016. Echlin is the author of Elephant Winter, Dagmar’s Daughter, and Inanna: From the Myths of Ancient Sumer. Her third novel, The Disappeared, was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the Barnes & Noble Discover [...]
Dynamic Literary Festival comes to Stratford, Ontario this October Mark your literary calendars for October 22 and 23, 2016, as award-winning international and Canadian authors and emerging Canadian and local writers come to Stratford for a two-day writers festival. From Giller Prize nominee Kim Echlin, to RBC Taylor Prize winner Plum Johnson, to Lambda Literary Award winner Farzana Doctor, there are [...]
How To Leverage Your Book A guest blog post offers an opportunity to promote yourself and your book while imparting knowledge and sharing information with the blog’s readership. It is understood that this arrangement is a partnership of sorts: the blog receives content, and you get exposure to a new audience. When executed properly, a guest [...]
Should Authors Be On Instagram? Instagram is one of the fastest growing social networks in history. The mobile photo and video sharing application, which launched in 2010, now has over 200 million active users, 60 million photos posted each day, and 1.6 billion likes per day. While many authors are active on Facebook and Twitter [...]
The Introduction To Books “You’re going to encounter other people who work there or who will be there by chance who might have different experiences than you do. I think that’s a healthy thing for our society to interact with and make friends with people who have different ideas than what we do.” The above [...]
Q&A With Author E. Graziani Want to know what other writers think? Check out our I Am A Writer Series where we ask writers to share tips, experiences, and thoughts about what matters to them. Do you have a writing routine or do you write when inspiration strikes? I think with most writers there is [...]
Celebrating Author Steve Webster March 10, 1968 - December 6, 2014 In Memoriam Most people worry about getting older, but four-time cancer survivor Steve Webster worried about not getting older. He was a special person with a unique perspective on life and we had the pleasure of working with him during the launch of his book this [...]
Ghostwriter Releases First Novel With Own Name On The Cover We have thoroughly enjoyed working with Prince Edward Island ghostwriter-turned-author Jaime Lee Mann and are excited to be launching the first book she has written under her own name. Elora of Stone is the premiere novel in the “Legend of Rhyme” middle-grade fantasy series, with the next [...]
Understand Your Experiences: Part 13 This is the thirteenth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 13: Great short story writers provide great insights. “The power of fiction is that it gives us, as readers, the opportunity to move inside another human being, to look [...]
Stress Management Tips for the Entire Year Over the past several months, we’ve had the pleasure of working with Dr. Annika Sörensen on the launch for her new book, My De-Stress Diary. The book is the ideal practical guide complementing Dr. Annika’s highly rated first book, Take Stress from Chaos to Calm. With My De-Stress [...]
Don’t Try to Solve Problems or Find Solutions: Part 12 This is the twelfth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 12: Great short story writers don’t try to solve problems or find solutions. “A writer doesn't solve problems. He allows them to emerge.” [...]