Writing Resources

This is a living post that will be updated periodically as I am always looking for new learning opportunities. Here are just a few of the resources that have helped me over the years:

WEBSITES
* Professional Writers Association of Canada – http://www.pwac.ca/
* Editors’ Association of Canada – http://www.editors.ca/
* Quebec Writers’ Federation – http://www.qwf.org/
* English Language Arts Network – http://www.quebec-elan.org/
* National Writers Union – https://nwu.org/writer-alerts
* Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America – http://www.sfwa.org/other-resources/for-authors/writer-beware/

NON-FICTION BOOKS
* The Well-fed Writer by Peter Bowerman
* The Canadian Writer’s Market
* The Canadian Writer’s Handbook
* Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande
* The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White

JOB SITES
* Freelancewritingjobs.ca
* Indeed.com
* Craigslist.com
* Mediabistro.com
* Jeffgaulin.com
* Journalismjobs.com

NOTE: You would be wise NOT TO BID ON JOBS: it’s a waste of time. There are those who will always work for less. Don’t be one of those writers. We need to stick together to make writing a valuable commodity. That won’t happen if we give in to working for pennies.

Melanie Lefebvre