It’s time to shake up the month of February with some exciting writing events in the Toronto area!
Phoenix Poetry Workshop
For all of you poets out there, the Toronto Public Library is offering a series of Phoenix Poetry workshops at the College/Shaw branch . . .
Remember when I wrote about “write what you know” and explained that it is sometimes a good idea to write what you don’t know but write about it like you do? Well, what exactly can a writer write about and what is off-limits? Can I write about genocide? Can I write about bullying? Can I write about war? These are questions writers may ask themselves . . .
Hello again! The temperature may be decreasing, but the amount of available literary events sure isn’t! Here is a quick summary of some opportunities for the near future.
Essentially, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a writing event where thousands of people attempt to write a 50,000 word novel during the month of November . . .
It goes without saying that David Gilmour’s inept comments for his Hazlitt interview are wholly embarrassing and will probably—hopefully—cost him his instructional position at Victoria College. Spawning a frenzy of reactions across all social media platforms and numerous newspapers locally and globally, David Gilmour unintentionally reminds us all of the necessity to include and embrace the work of writers from all backgrounds into the canon of great literature . . .
I love my mom and dad. I love my best ladies. I love my best fellas. But I don’t love them as editors. I mean, I like them alright and I appreciate their presence in my life, but I don’t know if I’d recommend them on Yelp . . .
Hey there! I’m Lauren Rollit and literature is my passion. I love reading and writing, and I am fascinated by the ability to craft stories and poems through the medium of text.
However, despite even the strongest love, the writing experience can be tough . . .
Dear new friends and old enemies,
Welcome to the first instalment of Word Count, a regular series of posts by a young writer for other young writers. My life story is as follows: I moved to a new city when I was seventeen so that I could do what I’m doing now, which is make my way through university as a Creative Writing major at a Canadian institution . . .
Roaming Poets: E-reader Journal Seeks Submission
The formalist poetry review The Rotary Dial is accepting submissions for October and beyond. With an allowance of submitting 10 poems per year, they look for works that rhyme but does not contain too many verse . . .
You probably heard it countless times, well, I have.
“Write from experience, write from experience. Write what you know, write what you know.”
Take the little man who’s yelling at you and punch him in the face . . .
Succulent Submissions: Horror Stories About Art School
Art breeds art. It’s only natural. So don’t be too surprised to hear that a new magazine, Art School Horror Stories is seeking submissions for their first volume . . .
Digesting the Web: Lesson Learned
Look through all your old diaries, journals, photo albums, text messages, and letters. The Hilt online magazine is looking for non-fiction poetry, short stories, and essays for their upcoming issue . . .