Query Hack: Critique #18 – YA Fantasy

Dear Query Hack, Sixteen-year-old high school track star Ember Meadows gives up on normal after her dad disappears into the river from their car wreck. Ember hopes to hide in the basement of her dad’s coffee shop. Instead, she uncovers a hidden door that opens to Espereva, a realm familiar to her from a childhood … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #18 – YA Fantasy

iWriterly Video: Summer 2018 Writerly Goals

Join Meg LaTorre of iWriterly as she shares her summer 2018 goals, including author platform and writing updates.   https://youtu.be/JKW--bB-zbs   Links referenced in the video: Meg's manuscripts: Adult fantasy & adult steampunk fantasy/space opera mashup MEG’S CLASS: Query-Writing Boot Camp 2.0 with SavvyAuthors on 09/24/2018 What Are Your Greatest Struggles as a Writer? 13-person … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Summer 2018 Writerly Goals

Why You Should Treat Your Passion Like a Job

Making your dream of becoming a full-time author a reality.  Most writers have a few things in common: A need to write A habitual overconsumption of caffeine A desire to make writing their career However, in order to be able to sustain yourself (and your family) on your writing, it's important to treat your passion … Continue reading Why You Should Treat Your Passion Like a Job

iWriterly Video: Questions to Ask Literary Agents on “The Call”

For writers hoping to traditionally-publish their manuscripts and who are seeking literary representation, "the call" is when a literary agent and writer will talk about a possible business relationship (and usually when an agent offers representation). Join Meg LaTorre in this iWriterly video to learn what questions you should ask literary agents on "the call" … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Questions to Ask Literary Agents on “The Call”

SavvyAuthors Blog: Author Platform: What Social Media Platforms Should Writers Use?

Choosing the right social platforms Whether you’re published or yet-to-be-published, it’s important for writers to build an author platform right away. Author platforms are essential for both traditionally- and self-published authors in today’s modern world. But what social media platforms are the best avenues for your books? If you missed the first blogs in my … Continue reading SavvyAuthors Blog: Author Platform: What Social Media Platforms Should Writers Use?