Industry News Updates--October 26, 2014

Industry News Updates

 

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

 

Industry:

 

Amazon and S&S:

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/industry-deals/article/64458-s-s-to-go-agency-with-amazon.html

 

Dealing with Robot Overlords:

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/10/living-with-robot-overlords-how-to.html

 

Selling Out:

http://janefriedman.com/2014/10/23/selling-out/

 

Prep for NaNoWriMo:

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/8-ways-to-prepare-to-write-your-nonfiction-book-in-a-month

 

Avoid beginner mistakes:

http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2014/10/5-marketing-mistakes-that-beginning-fiction-writers-make/

 

Customizing “template” websites:

http://janefriedman.com/2014/10/24/customize-template-website/

 

Agent’s thoughts:

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/10/an-agents-take-on-hybrid-authors/

 

Check out this site:  http://bookbzz.com/

 

Craft:

 

Jen Crusie’s discussion on character:

http://www.arghink.com/2014/10/19/questionable-discovery/

 

Character goals:

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/10/characters-goal.html

 

What you can learn about writing from Dracula:

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/10-writing-techniques-from-bram-stokers-dracula

 

Reinvent your writing style:

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/10/writing-style.html

 

 

Keep writing!!

Jamie Beck

www.jamiebeck.com

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