Industry News Updates -- July 20, 2014

Good morning, all!

 

As usual, I’ve assembled a variety of industry and craft articles to help you along your writing journey.  Enjoy:

 

In honor of “conference” season: http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2014/07/question-when-should-i-hit-writing.html

 

Honing POV emotional response:  http://writerunboxed.com/2014/07/15/newtons-third-law-of-writing/#more-32476

 

Indie author trends: 

http://janefriedman.com/2014/07/10/indie-author-trends/

 

 “Flexible” story outlines made easy:

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/7-steps-to-creating-a-flexible-outline-for-any-story

 

Negative character arcs (love this one!): 

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/07/negative-character-arc-1.html

 

Symbolism and themes in literature:

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/symbolism-and-literary-themes-distracting-or-necessary

 

Amazon---and not about Hatchette:

http://dearauthor.com/features/industry-news/wednesday-news-amazon-in-talks-with-simon-and-schuster-more-on-amazons-possible-ambitions-harlequin-as-case-study-and-beachside-libraries/

 

Inspiration:

http://writerunboxed.com/2014/07/14/unlocking-the-story-box/

 

Make your antagonist more interesting:

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/07/maybe-bad-guy-right.html

 

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Plan:

http://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-confirms-kindle-unlimited-subscription-service/

 

Enough is enough! (when to stop revising):

http://www.adventuresinagentland.com/2014/05/a-bad-case-of-revisionitis.html

 

Defining Traditional Publishing:

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/07/what-defines-traditional-publishing.html

 

Have a great week in writing!

Jamie Beck

www.jamiebeck.com

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