Industry News—March 15, 2015

Here's the Industry News for March 15.

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Craft

Avoiding the vague swamp
by Linda Clare
http://www.livewritethrive.com/2015/03/11/avoiding-the-vague-swamp/ 

Keeping a secret – a great backstory technique
by Laura Drake
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2015/03/keeping-a-secret-great-backstory-technique/ 

4 tips for handling multiple perspectives in a third person narrative
by Nathan Bransford
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2015/02/4-tips-for-handling-multiple.html 

This surprising reading level analysis will change the way you write
by  Shane Snow
http://contently.com/strategist/2015/01/28/this-surprising-reading-level-analysis-will-change-the-way-you-write/ 

 Business

Don't say I didn't warn you: things to consider before querying an agent
by Leah Ferguson
http://booksbywomen.org/dont-say-i-didnt-warn-you-by-leah-ferguson/ 

How to write a great author bio that will connect with readers
by Chris Robley
http://blog.bookbaby.com/2014/03/how-to-write-a-great-author-bio/ 

8 ways Pinterest can help your writing career
by Jennifer Austin
https://jenniferaustinauthor.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/8-ways-pinterest-can-help-your-writing-career/ 

Authors and social media: Keep your opinions to yourself?
by Racheline Maltese 
http://avian30.com/2015/03/09/politics-social-media-and-the-rwr-or-hey-my-twitter-feed-just-exploded/ 

How NOT to sell books: top 10 social media marketing no-nos for authors
by Anne R. Allen
http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2015/03/how-not-to-sell-books-top-10-social.html 

 Writer's Life

Snakes on a brain: the cognitive effects of multitasking
by Therese Walsh
http://writerunboxed.com/2015/03/12/snakes-on-a-brain-multitasking-series-pt-2/  

The toxicity of talent
by Chuck Wendig 
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/03/02/the-toxicity-of-talent-or-did-you-roll-a-natural-20-at-birth/ 

3 insights into writing about social issues
by Lisa Bennett
http://janefriedman.com/2015/03/06/writing-about-social-issues/ 

 

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