Our seminars, webinars and networking events provide safe, nurturing environments where our artists can speak freely about their work and broaden their professional network.
UPCOMING EVENT: Be Your Own Promoter
July 12, 2023 12:30 pm
Are you a writer looking to build your personal brand and effectively promote your work? In today’s digital age, writers have incredible opportunities to connect with their audience and establish a strong presence. However, self-promotion can be a daunting task, often requiring skills beyond writing itself. Led by author Nadia Hohn, this workshop will equip you with the strategies and mindset necessary to successfully promote your work and engage with your target audience.SIGN UP NOW
UPCOMING EVENT: The Great Debate: Self Publishing vs Traditional
June 6, 2023 12:30 pm
The publishing industry today looks much different than it did a decade ago. In that time, self-publishing has outgrown its longstanding ‘vanity’ stigma and become a viable publishing option for many writers. This workshop will outline the ways in which self-publishing differs from traditional publishing, and how the unrestricted nature of this path might align better with your publishing needs. We’ll also discuss the process of preparing your manuscript for publication and offer advice on how to successfully navigate the industry.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: Grant Writing 101 with Rudrapriya Rathore
May 8, 2023 12:00 pm
As the June 15th TAC Grant for Writers fast approaching, first time and repeat applicants may be wondering what they can do to strengthen their application and what things to avoid. Join Literary Arts Program Manager, Rudrapriya Rathore for a free workshop on literary grant writing tips, as well as advice on what applicants can do to create a strong application for their project.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: From DD to Published Author
April 12, 2023 12:00 pm
Join us for a special workshop hosted by DD alum Denise Da Costa and Reema Patel. Denise and Reema, once mentees in DD’s mentorship programs, have gone on to become published authors. During the workshop, the two will share their writer’s journey as well as advice for aspiring authors who hope to see their work on shelves one day.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: Introduction to Self-Publishing
March 23, 2023 12:00 pm
The self-publishing industry is rapidly growing as more authors look to build a career that gives them complete control over their stories and schedules. Join author and editor Tiara Jade for a workshop aimed at demystifying the indie publishing process and helping early career authors navigate the key steps in their publishing journey.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: Perfecting Your Pitch
December 22, 2022 12:00 pm
After completing your manuscript, there is still more writing to do! The query letter is the next step if you’re planning on finding an agent and selling your book to a publisher. Join us for a workshop on Perfecting Your Pitch with Transatlantic Literary Agency Agent, Chandler Crawford. Come prepared to talk about your project, ask questions and have your pitch flash assessed!SIGN UP NOW
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