So, you have a concept of the tale you want to tell. Is the story truly of your own design? How can you ensure your book’s originality, while also making it similar enough to others in its genre for it to be compatible with your target readership? Your story can be...
By Joni Di Placido What’s new in the literary world this week? We were out at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference last week, but we’re back and bringing you some of the most interesting industry updates from around the web! Let’s kick...
By Joni Di Placido Calling all Canadian authors: The Kobo Emerging Writer Prize is now accepting submissions! Follow the link to see the rules and put the final touches on your debut! https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/p/emergingwriter Roxanne Gay talks about why you...
By Joni Di Placido Hello bibliophiles! We’ve put together a challenge for anyone looking to embark on a reading adventure and explore new genres and authors in 2019! There are some great recommendations from last year’s list and we’re excited to...
The Entire Kobo Staff 2018 has been a fantastic year for books and publishing. At the beginning of the year, we posted a KWL Reading Challenge with the aim of diversifying our own reading, trying new books and sparking great discussions around new favourites. If...
By Dani Di Placido I read an article online a couple of years ago, stating that most American parents read to their children for less than 15 minutes a day. I sneered for a second, automatically assuming superiority before I realized that I was most certainly one of...
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