Literary Fiction: Are all the canaries dead?

Literary Fiction: Post 1 of 3 Two recent reports, one in Canada and the other England, have brought to the fore how writers, particularly of literary fiction, are struggling. The Writers’ Union of Canada released Devaluing Creators, Endangering Creativety (See full report) in 2015. One of its key findings was that…

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How to Host a Book Launch

A question was asked of me, recently, by a member of the FBCW.  “How do I go about planning a book launch?” It was a wonderful question, and I thought it deserved a blog post! I’ve seen many hosted, and they’re all a bit different–there is really no right way…

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The International Authors Forum

Around the world, despite their contribution to the rich diversity of culture,  authors face a variety of challenges that can often, unfortunately, lead to the work of the creators not being fully rewarded.  To this end, the IAF was formed by a collaboration of author’s organizations in 2013 to ensure…

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