Industry News Updates--July 27, 2014

BIGGEST NEWS OF THE WEEK FOR OUR CHAPTER:

CONGRATS TO MEMBERS JANE PORTER AND LAURA DRAKE FOR THEIR RITA AWARDS (ROMANCE NOVELLA AND FIRST BOOK, RESPECTIVELY)!

And then we've got our weekly variety of industry and craft articles to help you along your writing journey.  Enjoy:

 

Book marketing discussed by 7 experts:  http://janefriedman.com/2014/07/25/7-industry-experts-book-marketing/

Make your book unforgettable!  http://bestsellerlabs.com/how-to-make-your-book-un-put-down-able/

Thoughts on ebook subscription services:  http://janefriedman.com/2014/07/24/kindle-unlimited/

Continuing education about the negative character arc:  http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/07/write-negative-character-arc-pt-2-second-act.html

How NOT to open your novel:  http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/07/how-not-to-start-novel-four-things-to.html

Author’s journey from traditional to indie:  http://janefriedman.com/2014/07/21/i-left-my-agent/

Tips for finding the right agent:  http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/11-steps-to-finding-the-agent-wholl-love-your-book

Connecting with your readers through…email:  http://writerunboxed.com/2014/07/25/one-way-to-connect-directly-to-your-biggest-fans-yawn-email-boring-old-email/

Key Twitter hashtags: http://www.combinedbook.com/blog/authors-guide-to-twitter/

 

Jamie Beck

www.jamiebeck.com

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