Posts Tagged ‘ Montreal ’

Top 10 Writing Retreats

In honor of the very first writing retreat I've attended (and organized – what?!), I've decided to share a list of some of the coolest writing retreats I've ever seen on the internet. These are the retreats I totally wish I were attending, rather than returning to my average, normal working life after a nice long weekend (again, one of the first times I've had a chance to actually relax over a Continue Reading...

Travel Guides

[gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" link="none" ids="8690,12028,16404,14430"] Montreal From A to Z Tired of the same old guidebooks? Learn where to go and what to do from a local! This alphabetical city guide looks at Montreal – and tourism – from a whole new angle, letting readers browse the city at their own pace. Learn about... [author_list style="star"] Local Continue Reading...

Wicked free downloads for Halloween

Wondering what to get your friends and lovers for All Hallows Eve? Never fear: at Buttontapper Press, we've got you covered! Author Laura Roberts is currently holding several pre-Halloween giveaways for your reading pleasure. First, check out her entry in the Wicked After Dark blog hop. She's giving away a wicked gold necklace, as well as a chance to win an ebook of her latest work, The Continue Reading...

Oh, the places I’ve written!

With apologies to Dr. Seuss and inspired by Catherine, Caffeinated's latest post, "Where I Write: A Retrospective," I though I'd share a few of the places I've written in various periods throughout my writing life. At the Café At one point, I was one of those obnoxious writers who would show up early to a local café, commandeer the table right by the window and set up shop with my laptop and Continue Reading...

Don’t sell yourself short: Advice from a social media queen

I recently had the chance to interview Aimee Davison, a Montrealer who has gone from underpaid actress to Social Media Guru with her blog, 100 Jobs. Asking her about how she did it, I also wanted to know what advice she had for writers, specifically, and her main concept was one that most will agree with: Don't sell yourself short. Indeed, the quote I liked best from this particular Continue Reading...