Writing for fun and for money is definitely possible, as I discuss with Jason Brick in today's interview. He writes flash fiction for fun and takes high-paying freelance writing jobs for income and shares tips for both.
In the intro, highlights from the Audio Publishers Association survey [Publishing Perspectives]; PublishDrive announces Abacus, a tool for co-writing payment splitting even if you don't publish through PD; Academic publisher, Pearson, goes digital for textbooks [The Guardian]; and Elon Musk's Neuralink in the futurist segment [The Guardian]. Plus, how my LASEK eye surgery went (well, obvs!)
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Jason Brick is a professional writer, a martial artist, a travel addict, and a professional speaker whose work has been published across multiple genres and formats.
He has over 3000 published articles and short stories and has ghost-written more than 20 books, as well as writing novels and non-fiction under his own name. Plus, he has edited and crowdfunded a number of anthologies.
- What is flash fiction anyway?
- Types of flash fiction anthologies
- How to make money freelance writing and blogging
- Tips for pitching for freelance work
- Dealing with rejection
- Tips for writing for the gaming industry
- And tips for getting into ghostwriting
You can find Jason Brick at BrickCommaJason.com and on Twitter @brickcommajason