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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 [...]

#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Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017!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 [...]

Stratford Writers Festival Presents Kim Echlin

By |September 19th, 2016|

  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 [...]

#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#CanLitPit, our entire team is still astounded over the number of Canadian writers who took to Twitter to pitch their unpublished manuscripts.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 [...]

Putting Your Best Pitch Forward: #CanLitPit by the Numbers

By |August 16th, 2016|

Twitter Pitch Event for Canadian Writers Becomes 6th Highest Trend on Event Day On Wednesday, August 10th, the Canadian writing community came together for #CanLitPit, the first all-Canadian Twitter pitch event. Between 10 AM and 10 PM, Canadian writers posted their 140-word pitches to Twitter, with a number of well-respected and award-winning publishers reviewing them. [...]

Get to Know Your #CanLitPit Publishers: Turnstone Press

By |July 29th, 2016|

Before #CanLitPit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, learn more about Turnstone Press! On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Canadian writers from coast to coast are invited to pitch their unpublished and polished manuscripts as part of #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch). Using the hashtag #CanLitPit as well as manuscript specific age and genre hashtags, writers will be [...]

DigiWriting Launches a Twitter Pitch Event for Canadians!

By |July 13th, 2016|

Join us Wednesday August 10th from 10 AM to 10 PM for #CanLitPit Attention Canadian writers! We are launching an event just for you! Canadian Literature Pitch or #CanLitPit is a DigiWriting Book Marketing Agency social media initiative intended to increase the number of Canadian authors published and supported by Canadian publishers and literary agents. [...]

Getting to Know Your #Pit2Pub Publishers – Part 7

By |January 28th, 2016|

Summer Solstice, Three Worlds Press, Torquere Press, Blue Moon Publishers, and Untreed Reads We’re only a few short weeks away from #Pit2Pub on February 3, 2016! #Pit2Pub is a Twitter Pitch Party for writers to tweet a 140-character pitch for their completed and polished manuscript(s) directly to publishers. If one of the writer’s pitches is favourited [...]

Getting to Know Your #Pit2Pub Publishers – Part 8

By |January 28th, 2016|

Bliss Group Books, Molten Publishing, Riptide Publications, Sands Press, and Urbane Publications We’re only a few short weeks away from #Pit2Pub on February 3, 2016! #Pit2Pub is a Twitter Pitch Party for writers to tweet a 140-character pitch for their completed and polished manuscript(s) directly to publishers. If one of the writer’s pitches is favourited by [...]

How to Receive Reviews on High Profile Blogs

By |January 28th, 2016|

3 Great Tips from our Book Marketing Experts Over the past year, we’ve been very excited to work with women’s fiction author Jennifer Ammoscato and her hilarious chick lit debut, Dear Internet: It’s Me, Avery. We knew that this relatable and laugh-out-loud-funny novel would click with reviewers, especially due to its Internet-specific theme, and wanted [...]

Getting to Know Your #Pit2Pub Publishers – Part 3

By |January 14th, 2016|

Crimson Tree Pub, Curiosity Quills, Dancing Lemur Press, and Entangled We’re only a few short weeks away from #Pit2Pub on February 3, 2016! #Pit2Pub is a Twitter Pitch Party for writers to tweet a 140-character pitch for their completed and polished manuscript(s) directly to publishers. If one of the writer’s pitches is favourited by a publisher, [...]