Links of Interest to Writers

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Art Associations
Dictionaries & Resources
Editing & Feedback
Events & Miscellaneous
Southern Ontario Writers’ Associations
Writer Groups
Writer Resources

Arts Associations

Durham West Arts Centre
PineRidge Arts Council
Scugog Council for the Arts
Uxbridge Arts Association
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The Scotiabank Giller Prize
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Absolute Write Water Cooler
Books and Writers Community
Janet Reid, Literary Agent
Open Book Toronto
Page to Fame
Quill and Quire
So Misguided
The Afterword – National Post
The Canadian Writer (formerly The Militant Writer)
The Write Idea
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Blue Heron Bookstore
Books Galore and More
Gnu Books
Second Story Books
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The Ontario Writers’ Conference
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Dictionaries and Resources

Acronym Finder
All Words
American Heritage Dictionary
Bid Papers – The Most Common Spelling Mistakes
Biographical Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries
Cliche Finder
CV Writing
DICT – Sophisticated Search Engine
Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr
Encyclopedia dot Com
Familiar Quotations
Garbl’s Writing Style and Usage Resource
Grammar Girl
How to Do Things
Logic of English
Memorable Quotations
Merriam-Webster OnLine Dictionary
National Archives of Canada
Ref Desk – Current Reference, Facts and News
Rhyme Zone – Rhyming Dictionary
Rhymer – Rhyming Dictionary
Rhyming – Writer Express
Seldom Used Words
Webopedia – Computer and Internet Definitions
Wordsmith – The magic of Words
Wordwrights Canada – Links for Canadian Writers (recommended)
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Editing and Feedback

Cathy Witlox
Christina Vasilevski
Dorothea Helms
Erin Thomas
Ruth E. Walker Editing Services
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Events & Misc

Pivot Readings at The Press Club
Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
PWAC Toronto Chapter</
PWAC Toronto NetWords GTA News and Events Hub
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Canadian Children’s Book Publishers
Day Poems
Grain Magazine
Magazines Canada
On Spec – The Canadian Magazine of the Fantastic
Page Forty-Seven
Places for Writers
Poets and Writers (excellent source for USA writing contests)
Prairie Fire – A Canadian Magazine of New Writing
Vallum Magazine – Contemporary Poetry
Wild Sound Script Contests
Writers Market
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Word Weaver Newsletter
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Southern Ontario Writers’ Associations

Haliburton Highlands Writers’ and Editors’ Network
Spirit of the Hills (Brighton, Campbellford, Port Hope area)
Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR)
Writers’ Community of Simcoe County (WCSC)
Writers’ Community of York Region (WCYR)
Writers and Editors Network (WEN)
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Writer Groups

Alberta Romance Writers’ Association
Association of Personal Historians
Calgary Association of the Romance Writers of America
Canadian Association of Journalists
Canadian Authors Association
Canadian Authors Association Toronto Branch
Canadian eAuthors
Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Canadian Poetry Association
Canadian Science Writers’ Association
Crime Writers of Canada
Editorial Freelancers Association
Editors’ Association of Canada
Film Arts Media Entertainment of Durham
Haliburton Highlands Writers’ and Editors’ Network
InScribe Christian Writers Fellowship
Pen Wag
Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
PWAC Toronto Chapter
PWAC Toronto NetWords GTA News and Events Hub
Romance Writers of America
Science Fiction Writers of America
SF Canada
South West Writers
Storytellers of Canada
The Canadian Public Relations Society
The Hong Kong Writers’ Circle
The International Women’s Writing Guild
The League of Canadian Poets
The Mariposa Writers’ Group (MWG)
The Ontario Poetry Society
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Writer Resources

ACCESS Copyright
All Canadian Search
Association of Canadian Publishers
Barbara Kyle – The Writer’s Life
Canadian Writers’ Journal
Create Your Screenplay
Dreamers Creative Writing
Duotrope’s Digest
Enhance My Writing
First Choice Books – Self Publishing and Selling via Bookstore (Canadian)
Humber School for Writers
i TOOLS – a Selection of Internet Seach Engines
Ink Tip – Connecting Producers, Screenwriters and Agents
Jeff Gaulin’s Jobsite for Writers
Journalism Net
Lulu – Self Publishing and Selling via Bookstore (U.S.A.)
Nuke Town – Gamers Writing Site
Paul Lima – The Six-Figure Freelancer
PEN Canada
PoeWAR – Writers’ Resource Centre
Roxanne Snider’s Creative Writing Workshop
Self Made Scholar – free onLine courses
Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing
The Fine Print of Self-Publishing
The Next Big Writer
The Slot – A Spot for Copy Editors
The Writers Guild of Canada
The Writers Store
The Writers’ Studio Guide to Getting Published in Literary Magazines in Canada
The Writers’ Studio of Simon Fraser University
The Writers’ Union of Canada
Toronto Writers’ Centre
Winning Writers – Resources for poets and writers (U.K.)
Writer’s Digest
Writers Write
Writing for the Web
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Amazing Kids
Canadian Children’s Book Centre
Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers – CANSCAIP
Stone Soup (for young writers and artists)
The Purple Crayon
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