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Silver Linings – Grant Applications

Grant applications are never simple. They take long to put together. We have to use a different language when answering the questions. We have to ask friends for letters of support and/or reference. We have to pay for photocopying and postage. (Yes, some granters are attempting to shift away from postage and go 'all digital'… Continue reading Silver Linings – Grant Applications

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Applying for Writing Grants – A Shields Guide!

I've had many folks request that I write a post about applying for literary grants. In my writing career, I've applied to many. What I can offer you is a list of steps that I take to research, write, send and receive grants. Take note that granting bodies typically have 'how-to' information on their sites… Continue reading Applying for Writing Grants – A Shields Guide!