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#CanLitPit Pitch Workshop

By |2020-03-06T11:52:32-05:00July 5th, 2018|Writing Tips|

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 [...]

#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 [...]

#CanLitPit Returns on Wednesday, February 8, 2017!

By |2020-03-06T11:53:11-05:00January 9th, 2017|Book Promotion News, Writing News|

Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017!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

Social Media for Authors: Creating a Professional Twitter Profile

By |2020-03-06T11:53:13-05:00November 7th, 2016|Marketing Tips|

5 Tips to Create a Professional Author Twitter Profile These days, Twitter seems to be the centre of the social media universe. While more authors are on Facebook, this platform’s increasing reliance on paid reach is pushing authors away from the site, as most have extremely limited budgets. If you’re considering joining Twitter, or if [...]

Stratford Writers Festival Takes Over Social Media

By |2020-03-06T11:53:14-05:00October 28th, 2016|Featured Festival, Festival|

  Thank You to Everyone Who Mentioned the Festival on Social Media! Throughout the Stratford Writers Festival, our team was busy moving between venues, setting up stages, posting signs, and welcoming guests. However, between all of this, we were astonished by the amount of positive feedback and engagement the festival received on social media. If you [...]

#CanLitPit Becomes 6th Highest Trend on Twitter

By |2020-03-06T11:53:21-05:00September 1st, 2016|Book Promotion News|

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 [...]

Putting Your Best Pitch Forward: #CanLitPit by the Numbers

By |2020-03-06T11:53:22-05:00August 16th, 2016|Book Promotion News|

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. [...]

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 [...]

Getting to Know Your #CanLitPit Publishers: Coteau Books

By |2020-03-06T11:53:24-05:00August 6th, 2016|Writing Tips|

Before #CanLitPit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, learn more about Coteau Books! 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 [...]