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Five Tips for a Productive Writing Summer

Five Tips for a Productive Writing Summer

  Looking to spend time writing this summer? We have you covered with these five easy steps to getting on track! Create a writing schedule and stick to it. Whether it’s daily, weekly, or monthly, setting a writing schedule and time-blocking it in your calendar is instrumental in staying productive. When we put something in our schedules, we are more likely to follow through with our intentions. We’re also less likely to allow other obligations to conflict with our writing priorities. Still procrastinating and pushing your writing aside? Dear Time, Are You On My Side? puts into perspective the idea...

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What it takes for a Book to Win an Award

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What it takes for a Book to Win an Award

When our authors win awards, we all rejoice and grow together. GBR’s mission has always been to nurture and empower leaders for social change because empowered leaders then go on to inspire entire communities. When we see books or authors excel and get recognized for their work, the growing GBR family celebrates the win alongside them. This month has been no exception, and we are so excited to announce that not just one but two GBR books have recently won an award!Dear Time, Are You On My Side? and On Her Plate have both won the Canadian Excellence Award. They are now...

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Turtle Island

Turtle Island

On July 1, Golden Brick Road Publishing House celebrated Canada Day. In keeping with GBR’s mission of diversity and social change, we want to honour the history of this land we call North America and the future potential of Canada. GBR is a publishing house comprised of voices turned into the written word. The authors come individually with many thoughts, stories, lessons and missions but stand as one with a uniting message to make change and help others. Every author is a piece of the puzzle that comes together to create this publishing house, with the knowledge that they have...

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GBR Bosswoman Retreat Recap!

GBR Bosswoman Retreat Recap!

  Picture this: A space where your business goals are heard, where you are surrounded with ambitious women amid a gorgeous, secluded setting that allows your creative juices to be explored. All while being productive, setting plans in motion, networking, eating mouth-watering food, and getting away from the hustle and bustle that distracts you. THAT is what the Bosswoman Retreat was all about. From the moment we arrived at the retreat in Kemptville, Ontario, we were met with excitement and open arms — all starting with a welcoming fit for Queens. Day one began by setting our goals for the...

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What Does it Mean to be an Author at GBR?

What Does it Mean to be an Author at GBR?

So, what does it mean to be a GBR author? Golden Brick Road Publishing House stands proudly in the way it operates, giving freedom and power for authors to decide what kind of platform they want to create. Some authors love to go on book tours, some love staying local, some organize workshops and events, some build a presence online, whereas others prefer to enter trade shows (and everything in between). What a book allows them to do, is create a physical product representing an author’s passion and using that to elevate their personal and career goals. Being a GBR...

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