Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome back our new monthly feature bywriter, writing coach, and longtime FC barista, Jason Brick. Here’s his October edition of writing news from around the web.
Greetings all! As many of you know, I run a weekly newsletter of useful, fun, or amusing pieces of writing industry news called The Break From HOKAIC. As writers and lovers of writing yourselves, The Fictional Café thought you’d enjoy some highlights for your information and entertainment:
- ASU posted a list of the common traits among the best writers
- 7 Hacks to help you start writing
- A cute article about writing for kids while you’re raising some
- How to organize an effective writing group
- How to write better dialogue
- The latest salvo in an ongoing discussion about trans rights and author responsibility
- A great video on marketing your books.
- An interesting perspective on the problem with literary prizes.
If you’d like more, delivered each week, consider subscribing to the newsletter itself. It comes every Monday. Thanks for reading. See you next month!