Stacey Lapp, Digital Access Librarian at the Stratford Public Library, discusses various tools to help writers self-publish and promote their writing.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 DigiWriting & Some Fantastic Reviewers Impacted a YA Book Note: The following blog is an excerpt from an article we wrote for NetGalley on December 3rd, 2015. To read the full piece, please click here. “A compelling storyline, but the narration and characterization have to be improved... and it has to be done in [...]
Writing From Personal Experience The most relevant and meaningful writing is drawn from personal experience. If you have lived that experience, you are an immediate expert, not an outsider looking in. In this column I highlight the works of three writers who worked minimum wage jobs—two in simulated situations and one out of necessity—whose experiences [...]