/Tag: Canadian Authors

#CanLitPit Twitter Pitch Event Reminders

By |2020-03-06T11:53:09-05:00February 1st, 2017|Writing Tips|

Everything You Need to Know Before Pitch Day! We’re only a few short days away from #CanLitPit taking over Twitter on Wednesday, February 8, 2017! Over the past few weeks, we have had quite a number of great questions regarding everything from how to participate to self-published authors. In this post, we’ve provided an overview [...]

Putting Your Best Pitch Forward: #CanLitPit by the Numbers

By |2020-03-06T11:53:22-05:00August 16th, 2016|Book Promotion News|

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. [...]

Getting to Know Your #CanLitPit Publishers: Thistledown Press

By |2020-03-06T11:53:23-05:00August 9th, 2016|Writing Tips|

Before #CanLitPit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, learn more about Thistledown 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 On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Canadian writers from coast to coast are invited to pitch their unpublished and polished manuscripts as part of #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch).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 [...]

Common Pitchfalls of Twitter Pitch Events

By |2020-03-06T11:53:23-05:00August 8th, 2016|Writing Tips|

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Participating in Twitter Pitch Events The saying “I wrote you a long letter because I didn’t have time to write you a short one” wasn’t written about Twitter pitches, but it might as well have been. The successful Twitter pitch packs compelling conflict into a microscopic space. Authors often get [...]