After three and a half long years, the OTTAWA ZINE OFF is finally back up and running! What’s a ZINE OFF? Well, the gist of it is, you (one) make a zine by the day of the event, (two) print out a bunch of copies — there’s no wrong amount, but at least 15 is […]
The Canadian Conference for Speculative Fiction is in town next weekend.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]