Writing

#BoostMyBio: Pitch Wars Blog Hop

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  Okay, I am a few days late with this. Work started back on the 30th and family emergencies have come up, so . did not get to write and post my #BoostMyBio. HOWEVER, I refuse to not complete the #PWPoePrompts lol. So here it is: About the Author: Hi, I’m Traci-Anne Canada. I am […]

8 #Hashtags For Writers

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With the advent of technology, more and more of publishing moves online. Long gone are the days of having to put your manuscript into a SASE and mailing it off through snail mail. As you may have guessed from some of my previous blog posts, I am big into social media, a place where many […]

Intersecionality in Proto-Feminist Writings

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I was recently working on my Master’s thesis (“The Early Feminist Leanings of Jane Austen’s Gentlewomen Characters”) and I wrote a section on intersectionality that I really liked. It is just a small portion of a larger work, slightly edited to stand alone(-ish), but I wanted to share it here. Kate Chopin is simply a […]

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I am one of those people that can’t write in silence. However, I am also one of those people that can’t write if I am listening to music I know the words to. So my compromise is to listen to instrumentals. The playlist below is one I have made from movie/tv soundtracks, classical music, and […]

2018 Goals

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Who needs resolutions when you can have goals? To me, resolutions are things people hope to accomplish, but rarely actually make an effort towards. Goals, on the other hand, are things that people will actually work for. That is why for 2018 I am making goals, not resolutions. I’ll keep this post simple and just […]

June Check In

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Can I start of by saying June was terrible for my writing? My friends keep telling me to not be hard on myself because I spent the month mostly novel revising and I had a birthday and major test to prepare for, not to mention thesis revisions. So yeah, June was busy, but I am […]

#BlackGirlMagic in Publishing

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First off, there is so much #blackgirlmagic happening in publishing write now. Angie Thomas, Tomi Adeyemi, Dhonielle Clayton. It is beautiful to finally see more black women making it in publishing. In theaters now is¬†Everything, Everything, a YA romance based off of a book written by a wonderful black woman, Nicola Yoon. I get so […]

Hello Again

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Sometimes you get to that point where you are so busy, that you are exhausted and can’t even muster up the energy to do things you enjoy. That has been me for the past couple of months, and, sadly, the main thing that fell to the wayside is this blog. There has been so much […]

No Writer Is An Island

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Well that is a bastardization of the old saying, but it rings true. A writer has to really actively try hard to be alone. Even if they are removed from traditional publishings, there are still editors, cover designers, beta readers, and the all important reader, among others, that are with you along the journey. For […]