The Canadian Guide to Creative Writing and Publishing (Paperback)

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The Canadian Guide to Creative Writing and Publishing (Paperback)

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The essential guide for Canadian writers seeking to have their work published today.

How do you get your writing published in Canada? What are the industry standards for publishable work and how do you reach them? This lively, practical guide shows you how to think more creatively, cultivate a strong writing voice, and make your sentences powerful. It explains the elements of style and offers writing prompts to help you apply what you learn. It gives strategies for finding critique partners and beta readers and for getting useful feedback before you send your drafts to agents or editors. The chapters are packed with up-to-date information about the publishing industry, including how to find an agent, how to submit manuscripts to literary journals, how to query independent presses, and how to apply for writing grants. The Canadian Guide to Creative Writing & Publishing confidently leads you through the process of polishing your writing and finding an audience for your work.

Patricia Westerhof is the author of Catch Me When I Fall and The Dove in Bathurst Station and co-author of The Writer's Craft. She has taught writing for more than thirty years, working with writers of all ages, from teens to seniors. She lives in Toronto.
Product Details ISBN: 9781459750081
ISBN-10: 145975008X
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication Date: February 14th, 2023
Pages: 248
Language: English