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Book Marketing Series: Using a Book as Your Business Card (Part I)

By |March 12th, 2018|

In the first of a three-part blog series, founder of Books from Start to Finish Graham Schofield discusses why some business leaders–and those who may be just starting out–should consider writing a book as their best and most effective business card and resume builder.

Get Ready for #CanLitPit on Wednesday, July 11, 2018!

By |February 25th, 2018|

The premier event for unpublished Canadian writers, #CanLitPit, returns on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, with a new pitch character limit of 240 characters.

Happy Holidays from the DigiWriting Team!

By |December 18th, 2017|

The DigiWriting Team donates to Room to Read in the spirit of the season, and wishes you and yours a very happy holiday. Thank you to everyone with whom we had the pleasure of working over 2017!

Social Media for Authors: Twitter’s New Character Limit

By |November 27th, 2017|

Our book marketing experts provide authors and publishers with 5 tips for working with Twitter’s new 280-character limit.

Library Talk: Commemorating Local History at the Library

By |October 30th, 2017|

Thunder Bay Public Library involves the community in the World War One Thunder Bay Centennial Project. Learn more in a Library Talk guest blog by Jesse Roberts.

Library Talk: Establishing Artistic Connections at Toronto Public Library

By |October 17th, 2017|

Popular Artist in the Library program at Toronto Public Library reinforce community stories. Learn more in our Library Talk

Q&A With Stratford Writers Festival Moderator Candy Palmater

By |October 12th, 2017|

From October 20—22, 2017, the Stratford Writers Festival will take over Stratford, Ontario. We caught up with moderator (and soon to be author) Candy Palmater to ask her a few questions about the importance of Indigenous literature, and why literary festivals are important to the Canadian artistic community.

Library Talk: Paws 4 Stories

By |September 27th, 2017|

The Barrie Public Library and St. John Ambulance partner to help children read through their Paws 4 Stories program.

#CanLitPit Brings the Canadian Literary Community Together

By |July 24th, 2017|

The highly successful #CanLitPit Twitter pitch event brought the Canadian literary community together on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

Authors for Indies Day: Q&A with Robin Rivers

By |April 27th, 2017|

In anticipation of Authors for Indies Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017, we spoke with coordinator Robin Rivers to learn more about this awesome initiative. We also discuss what sets independent bookstores apart from the big box stores.

Library Talk: Why Libraries (Still) Matter!

By |April 24th, 2017|

The Guelph Public Library awareness campaign increased the library’s profile in the community. Read about it in our latest Library Talk blog post by Steve Kraft!

Library Talk: Human & Mobile Libraries

By |April 10th, 2017|

The Ottawa Public Library offers unique bookmobile and human library services to serve their community. Read about it in our latest Library Talks instalment!