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If you’re a freelance writer or are thinking about becoming one, then you need to check out this incredibly informative infographic from Brian Scott at FreelanceWriting.com. “How I Find Freelance Jobs” includes everything from where to search for current opportunities to how to charge for average projects and other key points. Check […]

“How I Find Freelance Jobs” Infographic: Tips and Info for ...


Since 2012, Canadian Women in the Literary Arts has released their count which “tracks the ratio of male to female authors and critics represented in Canadian literary media” [Quill & Quire] and the numbers are now in for 2013. The 2013 CWILA Count was our biggest yet. The results reveal why […]

2013 CWILA Numbers: Tracking the Ratio of Male to Female ...


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If you’re interested in getting your writing published or are interested in the publishing process, then check out the publication guides from The Writers’ Union of Canada that cover everything you need to know about getting your book out into the Canadian publishing world. There is a small fee for each […]

Guides to Getting Published from The Writers’ Union of Canada



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Artists, musicians, writers, and all sorts of creative professionals can benefit from collaborating with others in or outside of their field. Here are 5 ways to know you should consider collaborating with other artists, musicians, writers, and creative professionals: 1. Big Ideas If you have ideas to explore that are […]

5 Ways to Know that You Should Consider Collaborating with ...


It all began with a tweet. In July 2012, novelist and essayist Amanda Leduc tweeted: “Guys. Sexy #CanLit author calendar? Proceeds to libraries? Yes????” Avid reader and self-proclaimed die-hard Canadian Literature fan Allegra Young responded the next day with an enthusiastic “YES SO MUCH YES” and a request for Joseph […]

Flipping the Page | Bare It For Books: Going Nude ...


We work in a self-destructive business. Every artistic endeavour carries with it a certain amount of self-criticism necessary to push your work to its next creative level. We scrutinize ourselves constantly, often more than is ever required. Meanwhile, as we continually bare our souls and pour our thoughts out on […]

The Writer’s Block Issue 1: An Introduction