Join our Canada Writes Facebook group for writers!
Want to connect with and support other Canadian writers? We have a group for that.
The First Page student writing challenge: Write the first page of a book set in 2168
A creative writing challenge for Grades 7 to 12 students. You could win a one-year subscription to OwlCrate and your school libraries will receive 50 free YA books.
Enter the CBC Short Story Prize now
You could win $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, attend a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre and have your work published on CBC Books. Enter by Oct. 31, 2018.
How to be a better writer? Write with attitude
Want to be a better writer? Write for yourself
Want a better plot? Give your character motivation
Want to sharpen your craft? Join a writing group
Set a daily word count and stick to it
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Catherine Hernandez: 2 things you need to learn in order to be a writer
5 writers make the 2018 CBC Nonfiction Prize shortlist
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30 writers make the 2018 CBC Nonfiction Prize longlist
Sign up for the CBC Short Story Prize writing tips newsletter for a chance to win a free entry
Calling all writers! The CBC Short Story Prize is now open
A guide to Canadian literary magazines and journals open to submissions
A guide to writing prizes for Canadians
A guide to Canadian writing groups
Poems on gun culture, solar eclipse win 2018 Shakespeare Selfie student writing challenge
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CBC Poetry Prize juror Jordan Abel's advice for becoming a better writer? Keep writing
Past winner David Martin gives 4 reasons you should enter the CBC Poetry Prize
CBC Literary Prizes