Editor’s Note: Mike Reynolds is a local author who is taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge running throughout the month of November. As a multi-year veteran of this grueling test of literary mettle, he’s been kind enough to chronicle his experiences for us. Be sure to check in at the end of the month to […]
The Ottawa Romance Writers’ Association (ORWA) has been finding happily ever afters in Ottawa for over thirty years. It was founded by a small group of romance writers who met monthly to offer support, information and encouragement to each other. Twenty years ago, the group became an official affiliate of the Romance Writers of America […]
Laurie Cooper and Marissa Caldwell of Pub-Craft joined the Ottawa Romance Writers’ Association (ORWA) to share their trade secrets for making Facebook into an effective marketing tool for authors. Pub-Craft is a local company that has been providing marketing and promotional support for romance authors since 2013. They’ve taken a number of authors and put them […]
Hundreds of eager romance readers descended on Canada’s capital recently to meet their favourite authors and celebrate the diverse world of modern romance. Romancing the Capital was organized by Ottawa’s own New York Times and USA Today bestseller, Eve Langlais, and once again she delivered a fantastic weekend full of laughter, fun and, of course, […]
The Canadian Conference for Speculative Fiction is in town next weekend.
Come and savour words and wine (and cheese!) with Rod Phillips. Rod has written extensively on the history of wine and is working on a book about the history of food in addition to being a General Editor of multi-volumes on the history of alcohol. This is the annual holiday social event for the local […]
Killer web content can help you tell the story of your brand and drive long-lasting results through building a connection with your audience. Whether you are looking for more sales, more signups, or more visitors, telling great stories that provide value for your audience is the key to engagement and loyalty. In this course, you […]
A look at managing and getting the most out of your social media as an author with ORWA member and social media expert, Jess Ripley.