CAA Membership

What does CAA–NCR have to offer you?

  • Regular meetings which provide access to amazing speakers from the writing industry
  • A variety of workshops dedicated to various aspects of writing
  • Discounts on all workshops
  • Writing circles which provide constructive criticism in a positive, healthy atmosphere
  • Free advertising in Byline—our bi-monthly local publication
  • Access to our writers-in-residence program
  • Marketing opportunities through our members website link and other activities
  • Information and assistance with book launching events
  • Special membership rates for students
  • Links to writers from across Canada

All provided in a friendly, supportive atmosphere.

How to Apply for CAA Membership

For details or to apply, see the membership information on the Canadian Authors Association National site.

Indicate that you wish to be affiliated with the National Capital Region Branch.

 

May Gathering

Pitch Perfect: How to Write a Successful Query, with Barbara Kyle

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

via Zoom

Free to members of Canadian Authors Association

$10 for non-members

In this one-hour session Barbara Kyle will cover the following:

  • Overview: why a well-crafted query is crucial
  • Nuts and Bolts: How to structure a pitch perfect query
  • Tips: important Do’s and Don’ts
  • Query Examples: the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • The In-Person Pitch: tips for pitching agents and/or editors face-to-face at writers conferences
  • Q&A session

Contact: NCRadmin@canadianauthors.org

 

 

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