3 Writers You Need to Know at the 2017 Stratford Writers Festival

By |September 14th, 2017|

We reveal our top picks for emerging writers at the 2017 Stratford Writers Festival you need to check out from October 20-22.

#CanLitPit Brings the Canadian Literary Community Together

By |July 24th, 2017|

The highly successful #CanLitPit Twitter pitch event brought the Canadian literary community together on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

Library Talk: Borrow the Internet from the Library!

By |May 22nd, 2017|

Dale Dyce, Manager of Marketing and Communications for the Kitchener Public Library, describes its award-winning Borrow the Internet program.

Library Talk: Self-Publishing at the Library!

By |February 27th, 2017|

Stacey Lapp, Digital Access Librarian at the Stratford Public Library, discusses various tools to help writers self-publish and promote their writing.

#CanLitPit Becomes 3rd Highest Trend on Twitter

By |February 21st, 2017|

We provide a summary of #CanLitPit, the highly successful Twitter pitch event that took place on Wednesday, February 8, 2017!

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Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017!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

Little Art Library Fundraiser Coming To Stratford

By |October 13th, 2016|

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 [...]

Share Your Story: Stratford Writers Festival

By |September 26th, 2016|

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 [...]

DigiWriting Launches the Stratford Writers Festival

By |September 12th, 2016|

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 to Turn a Negative Review into a Positive

By |April 11th, 2016|

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 [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Lauren Christopher Sheil

By |February 25th, 2015|

Q&A With Author Lauren Christopher Sheil 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 write daily. I get home from [...]

Literary Insights: Gone Astray

By |February 16th, 2015|

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 [...]