In part six of Graham Schofield’s series on writing a novel, he discusses the importance of writing the right dialogue to create memorable characters and offers writing tips for authors looking to improve.
The premier event for unpublished Canadian writers, #CanLitPit, returns on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, with a new pitch character limit of 240 characters.
We reveal our top picks for emerging writers at the 2017 Stratford Writers Festival you need to check out from October 20-22.
The highly successful #CanLitPit Twitter pitch event brought the Canadian literary community together on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
Dale Dyce, Manager of Marketing and Communications for the Kitchener Public Library, describes its award-winning Borrow the Internet program.
Stacey Lapp, Digital Access Librarian at the Stratford Public Library, discusses various tools to help writers self-publish and promote their writing.
Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017!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 [...]
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 [...]