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Q&A with Write Now Retreat instructor Theresa Albert

By |2020-03-06T11:52:56-05:00August 14th, 2017|Featured Appetite for Words, Featured Festival, Writing Tips|

Take your recipe book from concept to complete cookbook! We’re excited to have talented instructor Theresa Albert leading the "How to Write a Cookbook" Write Now Retreat. Read the Q&A with Theresa below to learn more about the retreat and how to get started writing your own cookbook!

Q&A with Write Now Retreat instructor Alison Wearing

By |2020-03-06T11:52:57-05:00August 14th, 2017|Featured Festival, Writing Tips|

We’re excited to have talented instructor Alison Wearing leading the "Memoir Writing" Write Now Retreat over the course of three days. Read this Q&A with Alison to learn more about the retreat and the process of writing a memoir.

Q&A with Write Now Retreat instructor Farzana Doctor

By |2020-03-06T11:52:58-05:00August 14th, 2017|Featured Festival, Writing Tips|

Talented instructor Farzana Doctor will be leading the "Finesse your Next Draft: Editing and Revising your Manuscript for the Marketplace" three-day Write Now Retreat. Read this Q&A with Farzana to learn more about the retreat and the process of revising your manuscript.

Write Now Retreat: How to Write a Cookbook

By |2020-03-06T11:52:58-05:00August 14th, 2017|Featured Appetite for Words, Featured Festival, Write Now Retreat, Writing Tips|

Chef and author Theresa Albert will lead the "How to Write a Cookbook" Write Now Retreat. Take your recipe book from concept to complete cookbook over 3 days!

Write Now Retreat: Writing Technique and Creativity

By |2020-03-06T11:52:59-05:00August 14th, 2017|Featured Festival, Write Now Retreat, Writing Tips|

Learn tips and tricks to hone your writing technique and bolster your creativity at this three day Write Now Retreat with award-winning author and professor Kim Echlin.

#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 [...]

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 [...]