News: Literary Recap Sept. 27 - Oct. 3, 2012

2012-10-05 20:16:PM ago by nicole.boyce

Although aimed at teenage girls, Rookie Magazine’s Ten Rules for Writers offers insightful tips for all ages. Etgar Keret shares wise words on style, motivation and fictional house fires.

Are hyperlinked books on the horizon? At CBC Books, Hugh McGuire discusses the future of reading as literature interacts with the open data movement.

September 30th – October 6th is Banned Books Week. Speak out against literary censorship by sharing your favourite outlaw titles on Youtube.

We all know Kurt Vonnegut hated semicolons, but what does R.L. Stine think about em dashes? From periods to emoticons, The Atlantic Wire shares writers’ favourite punctuation marks.

If you’re still word-hungry after checking out filling Station’s awesome new archive, stop by Eclipse, a free online archive of radical small-press writing.

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