Friday Finds for Writers

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Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend.

  • “18 Ways to Write Funnier Fast”—suggestions from Susan Shapiro (via
  • Over on Next Avenue: a feature on “Feet to the Fire Writers’ Workshops® (FTTF), a six-week series regularly offered at assisted living and senior housing residences” in the Louisville, Kentucky, area.
  • Things not to do on social media—tips from Dana Kaye/BookBaby. (I’ll be sharing this one with my PR clients.)
  • Electric Lit’s Blunt Instrument columnist offers “networking advice for the antisocial writer.”
  • Exceptionally, you won’t find a fresh set of #JewLit links over on the My Machberet blog this week. But that feature will return next week!
  • And speaking of things that have returned: If you haven’t seen it yet, the August issue of The Practicing Writer went out to subscribers this week—and it will remain online for the rest of this month.
  • Have a great weekend!