Publishable: Episode 7 | HOW TO WRITE A STORY THAT SELLS: Writing to Market vs. Chasing Trends

In this video, Meg LaTorre of iWriterly (a writer who formerly worked at a literary agency), Courtney Young (a self-published author who writes under the pen names Lyra Parish and is one-half of the USA TODAY Bestselling duo Kennedy Fox), and Kaitlyn Johnson (a literary agent and developmental editor) talk about how to write a story that sells, what does it mean to write to the market, and is it even worth writing to market (as either a traditional or self-published author).

 

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Writing to market vs. chasing trends
  • Pros and cons of writing to market
  • How can writers strategically write to market?
  • Upcoming market trends in book publishing
  • How fast do indie authors have to write to chase trends?

 

 

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