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#CanLitPit Pitch Workshop

By |February 1st, 2017|

Learn How to Craft Engaging and Thought-Provoking Pitches With #CanLitPit one week away, it’s time to write and refine your pitches! Creating an engaging and thought-provoking pitch while following the #CanLitPit guidelines will be a challenge. However, the entire team at DigiWriting and participating #CanLitPit publishers and literary agents know that Canadian writers are up [...]

Getting to Know Your #CanLitPit Publishers: Goose Lane Editions

By |August 4th, 2016|

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 On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Canadian writers from coast to coast are invited to pitch their unpublished and polished manuscripts as part of #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch).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

How to Craft a Winning Twitter Party Pitch

By |February 1st, 2016|

5 Helpful Reminders for #Pit2Pub! Excitement among participating writers and publishers has reached a fever pitch (pun intended) with #Pit2Pub only a few days away. Have you begun to write your pitches yet? As a participating writer, you’ll want to have your pitches ready to go, along with your finished and polished manuscript. If you’ve [...]

The Write Stuff: Getting the Most from Scrivener

By |September 14th, 2015|

Frequently Asked Questions About Scrivener The folks behind the writing tool Scrivener answer some of our questions.   What can Scrivener be used for? For what is it ideally suited?  Scrivener can be used for any form of writing. Whilst probably not the go-to application for a single page letter, it would definitely be a boon [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author Anita Seymour Davison

By |June 15th, 2015|

Q&A With Author Anita Seymour Davison 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. How does your geographic location affect your writing? I have moved about quite a lot during my life, which might [...]

Literary Insights: El Tren De La Muerte

By |June 8th, 2015|

Writing The Immigrant Journey Enrique (whose last name is never disclosed to protect his privacy) was only five years old when his mother left him behind in Honduras to begin a new life in the United States. Lourdes believed the separation from her son would last no longer than a year while she earned enough support [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author Heatherly Bell

By |May 18th, 2015|

Q&A With Author Heatherly Bell 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. Which do you find harder to write: the beginning or the conclusion? Absolutely the conclusion. I always start out of the [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author Cat Michaels

By |May 13th, 2015|

Video Q&A With KidLit Author Cat Michaels 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. Watch children's book author Cat Michaels' video response here!   When did you first realize that you wanted to [...]

Literary Insights: War Without End

By |May 11th, 2015|

The Challenges Of Writing War Narratives During the past several years I have been searching for a Tim O’Brien of the Iraq-Afghanistan Wars. I’ve read much of the literature from these wars in search of a writer with the depth of introspection and beauty of language that O’Brien brought to the literature of the Vietnam [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author Paul Ikin

By |May 8th, 2015|

Q&A With Author And Illustrator Paul Ikin 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. Have you self-published a book? From the beginning, The Other Side of Eve was going to be a stand [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author Alice Jolly

By |May 6th, 2015|

Q&A With Author Alice Jolly 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. Which do you find harder to write: the beginning or the conclusion? For me, the beginning is definitely the most difficult [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author K. Alex Walker

By |May 1st, 2015|

Q&A With Romance Author K. Alex Walker 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 am definitely the “inspired” type [...]