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NETWORDS BLOG


Sharon Aschaiek
In our next instalment of The PWACer Profile, we introduce you to member Krystyna Lagowski, a Toronto-based automotive writer and blogger who serves on the chapter board as secretary. Her blog, drivelikeagirl.ca, looks at cars from a woman’s...
Sharon Aschaiek
Sharon Aschaiek
Many experienced and accomplished independent writers belong to PWAC Toronto Chapter—and we want to bring you their stories. So we’re launching The PWACer Profile, a series of Q&A blog posts that offer an inside look at the careers,...
Sharon Aschaiek
Jaclyn Law
  For many freelancers, there’s a curious correlation between rising outdoor temperatures and declining business, as clients take summer holidays and put projects off until fall. Take the work slowdown in stride – there are many...
Jaclyn Law
Jane Langille
Writing about health issues is rewarding because you are sharing information about new drugs, treatment options or study findings that may help people. But health writing also comes with an added responsibility for accuracy that goes beyond the...
Jane Langille
Sharon Aschaiek
No writer is an island—connecting with and learning from other writers is the best way to get story ideas, discover new markets, develop writing skills and business strategies, and stay current on publishing and media trends. All of those...
Sharon Aschaiek
Jaclyn Law
Editors’ tips for breaking into business magazines On May 23, writers gathered in downtown Toronto to hear insider tips on breaking into business and financial writing. PWAC Toronto Chapter presented a panel of three speakers who shared candid...
Jaclyn Law
Sharon Aschaiek
It’s not money that makes the world go ’round—it’s the journalists who write about money. OK, both parts of that statement might be a stretch. But for anyone who cares about business and finance, it’s hard to deny the...
Sharon Aschaiek
Sharon Aschaiek
The process of writing a book is often compared to the pain and rewards of giving birth—but as with becoming a parent, getting published is only the beginning. The way your new “baby” is promoted will determine its success in the...
Sharon Aschaiek
Trisha Richards
Grant proposal preparation can be a full-time job in and of itself—and you’re not even guaranteed a big cash grab at the end. However, with a skillfully prepared grant proposal, the rewards can be sweet. You can do a few things to...
Trisha Richards
Sharon Aschaiek
One of the hardest parts of journalism is interviewing—especially when the source is an expert on interviewing. I recently spoke with Paul McLaughlin, author of the widely used text Asking Questions: The Art of the Media Interview, about what...
Sharon Aschaiek
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