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

Author Interview: THE STOLEN KINGDOM By Bethany Atazadeh

INDIE AUTHOR BETHANY ATAZADEH JOINS iWRITERLY FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW ABOUT THE RELEASE OF HER BOOK, THE STOLEN KINGDOM. Title: THE STOLEN KINGDOM Author: Bethany Atazadeh Pub. Date: August 2019 Publisher: Self Pages: 310 Age Category & Genre: Young adult fantasy Find it: Amazon   BOOK BLURB: Arie eagerly anticipates becoming Queen of her humble … Continue reading Author Interview: THE STOLEN KINGDOM By Bethany Atazadeh

iWriterly Video: Book-to-Film Adaptation of NEVERNIGHT | Interview with Piera Forde

In this video, we talk to Piera Forde about her book-to-film adaptation of Nevernight: acquiring the rights, converting a book to a screenplay, creating YouTube film adaptations (as compared to other mediums), as well as the team you need to produce a YouTube show. Topics discussed in this video: What steps are involved to get … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Book-to-Film Adaptation of NEVERNIGHT | Interview with Piera Forde

iWriterly Video: Why First Drafts Stink | AuthorTube Collab With Bethany Atazadeh

If you’ve written a book, you will probably know that your first draft… well, it stinks. Let’s talk about why first drafts are not so great as well as ways to improve it in this special two-part AuthorTube collab between Meg LaTorre of iWriterly and Bethany Atazadeh. The following topics are discussed in this video: … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Why First Drafts Stink | AuthorTube Collab With Bethany Atazadeh

Writers Helping Writers Blog: Why Writers Shouldn’t Query Self-Published Books

Have you self-published a novel you had originally intended to send to literary agents (to see how it did)? Or, did you self-publish a novel, decide that publishing path wasn’t for you, and now want to send that book to literary agents? Let’s talk about why sending previously self-published books to literary agents (or publishers) … Continue reading Writers Helping Writers Blog: Why Writers Shouldn’t Query Self-Published Books

iWriterly Video: Author Etiquette & Book Publishing Scams

Unfortunately, there are many scammers in this world, and the book publishing and writing communities are no exception. Learn how to avoid publishing scams as well as author etiquette tips in this iWriterly video. Topics we discuss: Book publishing/writing community scams Online professionalism Book & series titles Author pen names Copyright / trademarks (#CockyGate) ARCs … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Author Etiquette & Book Publishing Scams

iWriterly Video: What is Author Platform? (10,000+ Subscriber Celebration!)

To celebrate the iWriterly YouTube channel passing 10,000 subscribers, we are hosting a livestream all about author platform. We will cover the following topics: What is author platform? Author brand Choosing a social media platform: Where is your audience? Dominating a social media platform Collaborations Author website Avoiding burnout   https://youtu.be/34CEsZch4FQ   SOURCES REFERENCED IN … Continue reading iWriterly Video: What is Author Platform? (10,000+ Subscriber Celebration!)