Industry News Updates--October 12, 2014

Good morning, all!  Sorry I missed last week (been having major computer problems lately).  I’ve assembled a variety of interesting articles about writing from the past week. 

Enjoy!

 

Craft:

 

Reader Expectations:

http://writerunboxed.com/2014/10/09/a-readers-manifesto-12-hardwired-expectations-every-reader-has/

Series Character Arcs:

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/10/character-arcs-in-a-series.html

Outlining a novel for NaNoWriMo:

http://blog.janicehardy.com/2011/10/nano-prep-planning-your-novel.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+janicehardy%2FPUtE+%28Fiction+University%29

Choosing a winning book title: http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/10/book-title.html

Amping up your descriptions:

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/10/story-description.html

 

Industry:

 

Gender bias:

http://writerunboxed.com/2014/10/11/gender-bias-in-writing/#more-33717

Obsessing over reviews:

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/10/do-authors-obsess-too-much-about-book.html

Book promotions:

http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/timing-book-promotions/

On rejection:

http://jennybent.blogspot.com/2014/10/likes-and-dislikes-note-on-rejection.html

German Market tips for Indies:

http://janefriedman.com/2014/10/06/german-market-indie-authors/

Growing your email list:

http://buildabusinesswithyourbook.com/how-to-use-a-virtual-book-tour-to-help-grow-your-email-list-by-nina-amir/

 

New Agent Alert:

 

Marsal Lyon’s Newest Agent is seeking WF:

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/new-literary-agent-alert-patricia-nelson-of-marsal-lyon-literary-agency

 

Have a great day!

Jamie Beck

www.jamiebeck.com

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