Learn How to Craft Engaging and Thought-Provoking Pitches #CanLitPit is under 1 week away so 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 know that Canadian writers are up for [...]
The premier event for unpublished Canadian writers, #CanLitPit, returns on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, with a new pitch character limit of 240 characters.
The highly successful #CanLitPit Twitter pitch event brought the Canadian literary community together on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
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 [...]
Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017!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 [...]
In the Spirit of the Season As we look forward to celebrating the holiday season with friends and family, we want to express our gratitude to those who have worked with us during 2016. This year we launched two events for the Canadian literary community, the Stratford Writers Festival and #CanLitPit, and have more exciting [...]
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 [...]
A Summary of Media Coverage from the Inaugural #CanLitPit With a few weeks now removed from the inaugural #CanLitPit, our entire team is still astounded over the number of Canadian writers who took to Twitter to pitch their unpublished manuscripts. While it was clear that young adult and children’s literature dominated the event, writers with [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]