Writing


How to Write About Music
Writing about bands, concerts, and new releases sounds like an obvious avenue for any writer who loves music. Yet writing about music professionally is more than just jotting down a few words about what you do or don’t like about a certain band or attending a concert and giving a gist of […]

How to Write About Music: Excerpts from the 33 1/3 ...


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Here’s a quirky creative fact… Of the over 17,000 words used by Shakespeare in his writing, he invented about 1,700 of them including addiction, gossip, and lackluster.   * Source: Uberfacts * FYI: Facts are collected from various places and CAC does its best to fact-check them all but there’s always a […]

Quirky Creative Fact: Shakespeare Invented Around 1,700 Words


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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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Check out today’s creative prompt. It can help inspire your next piece of art, writing, music, and more. Try creating a small work every day with our prompts to keep the creative juices flowing! Please be sure to share your creations (or links to where we can find/see them) in […]

Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Rainbow Licorice


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Ferris Wheel


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Chess Game



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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Driftwood


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Eye Test


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Clear Water Scuba Diving



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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Hands X-Ray


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Dewy Spider Webs


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): A Spectacular Bubble



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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Long Dock


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Yellow Box Fish


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Jacks



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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Ocean Ladder


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Are you wanting to submit your work to publishers or agents? It can be a tricky endeavour if you’re unfamiliar with the process, so we’ve laid out some advice to help improve your chances of getting your writing noticed and published. Here are 5 tips for successfully submitting your writing […]

5 Tips for Successfully Submitting Your Writing to a Publisher ...


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Your Daily Muse (Creative Prompt): Aqueduct



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Trying to decide if a piece is finished can be as difficult as any other part of the creative process. Whether it’s a piece of art, music, writing, or other creative form, deciding when a piece is complete and being confident that it’s the right time to walk away can […]

When It’s Time to Walk Away: How to Know When ...


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You always need to be careful when entering your writing into a contest or any sort of submission situation. But when it comes to figuring out which contests may be scams, why not take advantage of other writers’ past experience and existing knowledge — especially when they are so willing […]

Writing Contests to Avoid


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Whether you’re new to poetry or an experienced writer, there are always more tips, forms, and techniques to learn as well as room to develop your style. Exploring different perspectives and opening yourself up to new ideas through poetry writing books is a great way to become a better writer. […]

5 Books to Help You Write Better Poetry