Industry News Updates--August 31, 2014


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


Jane Friedman’s on evaluating your social media effectiveness:

Choosing character names:

Character arcs and minor characters:

The danger of starting with dialogue (a first-page critique):

Barbara O’Neal has written a book about writing women’s fiction, to be released in February, 2015.

More on characters:

Insider’s take on working with an editor:

More marketing advice from Jane Friedman:

Weekly “Smart Set” from Jane Friedman:

Eliminating roadblocks to self-publishing:

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