Tuesday, November 9: 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Making a Living as a Writer

With Doretta Lau.


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Writing is an art, but it is also a business. This workshop will reveal the key actions you must complete to set yourself up for financial success, with an emphasis on using digital tools to your advantage. Rest assured, if you hate Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, there are plenty of solutions to build community and cultivate an audience for your work. Put the stereotype of the starving writer behind you and take control of your career, one simple step at a time.

  • Doretta Lau is the author of the short story collection How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? (Nightwood Editions, 2014). The book was shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award, longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and was named by The Atlantic as one of the best books of 2014.