Freelancers’ social night in Vancouver June 19

Vancouver-area freelancers, come out for a social evening with peers and colleagues on Monday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at Central City Brewing (871 Beatty St). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Take a break from work to come and catch up with your freelance friends or meet some new ones. You never […]

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Vancouver Summer Writing Institute application deadline this week

This Friday is the application deadline for three intensive summer writing workshops offered by The Story We Be. The intensives range in focus from personal memoir to journalistic prose. The three workshops are taught by writer and performer mia susan amir, multimedia journalist David Ball, and artist and writer lee williams boudakian. Workshops are priced […]

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Advice from Canadian journalists on crafting the “perfect pitch”

Besides being the kind that gets you a “yes” from an editor, what makes a pitch good? An original angle, a custom-tailored scope, timely, articulate, well-researched: all very important characteristics. But what can a writers do to make their queries “perfect”? On April 26 at The HiVE in Vancouver, The Tyee gathered together Gary Stephen […]

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