An Update from the Writers’ Union of Canada
by Vicki Grant, Regional Representative for TWUC, Atlantic Region
The Writers’ Union of Canada advocates on behalf of all writers for a stronger literary culture – one that treats artists fairly and with respect, and makes it possible for our nation’s stories to continue to be told. So whether you’re a member or not – and we certainly hope you are – TWUC is working on your behalf.
Here’s a brief outline of what we’ve been up to lately.Read More»
[Ed. note: Several previous member blogs have described their positive experiences in self-publishing. This blog reminds us that not all SP companies are created equal. As always, due diligence is vital.]
In round numbers, my self-publishing venture initially was to cost me $500. This special price was a reduction of the regular $700. My motto “spend only what you can afford to lose” overtook me. I was thinking in Canadian dollars but had to pay in American greenbacks. But how could I lose? Company X was a reputable publishing house.Read More»
We published a book! That was our high point, but the journey that became The Coffee Cup Companion began in 2011 when I and three friends – Jo-Anne Hemming, Gina Kirby, and Heather Storey – decided to form The Capital Writers.Read More»