25 Canadian Writing Conferences in 2018

– 25 Canadian Writing Conferences and Literary Festivals in 2018 – I love attending Canadian writing conferences and literary festivals.

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A Poem for Writers

– A Poem for Writers – A Poem for Writers Know that stories come from the heart, and are only fine-tuned by the mind. Know that you can weave truth into

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6 Facilitated Writing Retreats in Canada

– Facilitated Writing Retreats in Canada –  We all love the people and places in our lives, but writing comes more easily with solitude and time.

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Four Poems by Carolyn Grisold

– Four Poems by Carolyn Grisold –  We Need to Talk I have never spoken to you in this voice My real voice My one and only true voice

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Dragon’s Fire, Sick of Dancing

– Two More Poems by James Brandon – Dragon’s Fire It comes out of me like dragon’s fire and I want to push it just a little too far; just

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Writing Therapy: Healing with Words

Writing Therapy: Healing with Words My Writing History I’ve been a writer for as long as I can remember. I started writing stories as soon as I learned to write

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Best Email Marketing System for Writers

– Choosing an Email Marketing System – In this article, I compare 8 email marketing systems geared towards small businesses

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Expressive Writing Workshops in Toronto

– Expressive Writing Workshops in Toronto – Expressive writing, also known as writing for wellness, and therapeutic writing, has opened up a whole new world for me.

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Two Poems by James Brandon

– Two Poems by James Brandon – Between Us Nothing exists, it’s right there, between the something between us   So sit down and close your eyes. Close your eyes

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Writing Prompt #1

Dreamers Creative Writing Prompts: Writing Prompt #1 Here is a writing prompt, a set of seven questions that I was given at the start of my Writing the Self class 

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5 Places to Submit Flash Fiction in Canada

Flash Fiction: What the Flash? Flash fiction is defined as very short fiction, usually less than 1000 words. In some cases, less than 500, 300 or even 100 words. 

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15 Canadian Creative Nonfiction Contests

Are you a writer of creative nonfiction? If yes, there are a few publications in Canada that offer creative nonfiction contests throughout the year. 

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Writing to Find Yourself – Writers Workshop

Join Kat McNichol of Dreamers Creative Writing at the University of Guelph! Attend Kat’s writing workshop at the University of Guelph Writers Workshop.

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Promoting a Book or Anthology

Promoting a Book, Promoting an Anthology. I’ve pulled together a comprehensive list of marketing activities for promoting a book or promoting an anthology.

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Firefly Creative Writing: Workshops and Retreats

Firefly Creative Writing is an intimate little writing business based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This wonderful company is close to my heart.

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Online MFA in Creative Writing

Are you looking for a graduate level Canadian MFA in Creative Writing program you can take online? Read about three of my favourites!

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Canadian Creative Writing PhD

There are many Creative Writing PhD programs in Europe, and approximately thirty in the United States, but there are only two in Canada.

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Why Therapeutic Writing?

Why Therapeutic Writing – by Kat McNichol – The study of therapeutic writing, also known as writing for wellness, expressive writing and developmental creative writing,

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