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Forging Connections in the Writing Community

Forging Connections in the Writing Community

When I began my journey of becoming an author, the biggest barrier I faced was a feeling of isolation. There weren't any people in my community who knew anything about the publishing world, there weren’t meet-ups to attend, and I didn’t know how to get started. I felt alone on an island, overwhelmed at the prospect of starting toward my goals. Around this time, an acquaintance posted on social media about Golden Brick Road Publishing House, a Toronto-based company with authors from all over the world. Still a bit shy, I watched from afar. I took my time and observed...

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Golden Brick Road is Donating Books

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Golden Brick Road is Donating Books

Golden Brick Road Publishing House to support Voices of Today Youth Poetry Festival, and Rockcliffe Public School ...

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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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