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"The First Thousand Words" Editing Fundraiser

  • Monday, December 31, 2018
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019


After registration is complete, you will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your first thousand words to the editors.
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If you've written a Young Adult or Middle Grade novel, a chapter book for early readers or a picture book, the first thousand words are what will capture a potential publisher or agent. They have to be pitch perfect. Or maybe you've started a new project and you aren't sure if the opening is working. We are here to help!

Submit the first thousand words of your project and up to two questions and our volunteer team of experienced, published authors will give you editorial feedback so you can polish those pages or find out if you're headed in the right direction. 

The edits will be done anonymously as Tracked Changes in a Word document and will be returned to you within six weeks. Maximum of two edits per person.

The cost for CANSCAIP Friends or Members is $35 per edit, and $50 per edit for everyone else. All proceeds will go towards the CANSCAIP Prairie Horizons conference in May 2019. 

For more details, go to

This offer is open for the month of January, 2019 only. 

720 Bathurst St., Suite 412, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Phone: 1-416-515-1559

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