Pleased to announce that I'll be reading from my novel-in-progress, tentatively titled The Forest Game, at the 2016 Canadian Writers' Summit in Toronto! Event Details: Date: Saturday, June 18th Time: 9:00-10:30 p.m. Venue: Lakeside Terrace The Harbourfront Centre 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 Cost: Free Click here to see the event page.
Statistics from a 2015 report conducted by The Writer's Union of Canada indicate that on average, Canadian writers make $12,879 from their writing—that's well below the poverty line. Accounting for inflation, writers made 27% less in 2015 than they did in 1998. And women writers made 55 cents for every dollar made by men. What can writers do to … Continue reading “Teaching the Business of Creative Writing”