iWriterly Video: How to Know When You’re Ready to Query | Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

If you want to be traditionally published, then you will have to decide when to query literary agents. But how do you know when you’re ready? In this video, literary agent Megan Manzano and Meg LaTorre of iWriterly will run through the 10 questions you should ask before querying.   https://youtu.be/O89f-bm_R2E   SOURCES REFERENCED IN … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Know When You’re Ready to Query | Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

iWriterly Video: 10 Ways to Identify a Bad Literary Agent (Schmagent) | Ft. Lit Agent Kaitlyn Johnson

One of aspiring authors’ biggest fears is signing with a bad literary agent. In this video, literary agent Kaitlyn Johnson and Meg LaTorre of iWriterly run through the 10 ways to figure out whether or not the agent you want to query—or an agent you have the call with—is a bad literary agent OR a … Continue reading iWriterly Video: 10 Ways to Identify a Bad Literary Agent (Schmagent) | Ft. Lit Agent Kaitlyn Johnson

iWriterly Video: What Type of Literary Agent Do You Need? | Interview with Literary Agent Kaitlyn Johnson

If you want to traditionally publish your book, you might be wondering, what type of literary agent is best for you? In this video, literary agent Kaitlyn Johnson and Meg LaTorre of iWriterly will run through the 10 questions to ask yourself to figure out what type of literary agent you need. Topics discussed (in … Continue reading iWriterly Video: What Type of Literary Agent Do You Need? | Interview with Literary Agent Kaitlyn Johnson

iWriterly Video: 10 Overdone Fantasy Tropes (That Literary Agents Are Tired of Seeing)

Have you written a fantasy novel and you’re wondering if your story is as unique as you think? Or maybe you're wondering why literary agents haven't requested more pages. In this video, Meg LaTorre of iWriterly breaks down 10 overdone fantasy tropes (that literary agents are tired of seeing).   https://youtu.be/d_tay0X7mFI     SOURCES REFERENCED … Continue reading iWriterly Video: 10 Overdone Fantasy Tropes (That Literary Agents Are Tired of Seeing)

iWriterly Video: Traditional Publishing Q&A Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

Do agents provide feedback after a partial or full request? Should you have a prologue? Should you have your work copyrighted before sending it to beta readers or querying? How much should you edit your book before querying a literary agent? In this video, literary agent Megan Manzano and Meg LaTorre, host of iWriterly, will … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Traditional Publishing Q&A Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

iWriterly Video: Why Rejections From Literary Agents & Editors Aren’t Always Bad

In this video, Meg LaTorre shares six reasons why rejections from literary agents and editors aren’t always bad.   https://youtu.be/OHj5tmkTFcU   SOURCE REFERENCED IN THIS VIDEO Common New Writer Mistake: You Are Not the Exception to the Rule   RELATED iWRITERLY VIDEOS IS YOUR BOOK READY TO PUBLISH? | How a Literary Agent/Editor Knows Your … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Why Rejections From Literary Agents & Editors Aren’t Always Bad

iWriterly Video: Common New Writer Mistake: You Are Not the Exception to the Rule

One of the biggest newbie writer mistakes is thinking you’re the exception to the rule. Let’s talk about why that mindset could hurt your success as a writer. This video is broken into two sections: Thinking We Are the Exception to the Rule: Mindset Overview Unhealthy Writer Mindsets & Rules Writers Think They Don’t Have … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Common New Writer Mistake: You Are Not the Exception to the Rule

iWriterly Video: Literary Agent Critiques First Pages | Ft. Megan Manzano | Ep. 2

Literary agent Megan Manzano joins Meg LaTorre of iWriterly for a first pages critique video. Want to get feedback on the first page of your manuscript? Look no further! iWriterly is launching first page critiques, which will be hosted on the iWriterly YouTube channel. This episode's special guest is literary agent Megan Manzano.   HOW … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Literary Agent Critiques First Pages | Ft. Megan Manzano | Ep. 2

iWriterly Video: Literary Agents Share the Top Reasons Why Manuscripts Are Rejected in the Query Box

What are the top reasons literary agents reject a manuscript? Seven literary agents each share the top three reasons why they turn down a manuscript.   https://youtu.be/xDMnYpR8C-k   FEATURED AGENTS: Cortney Radocaj, Literary Agent, Belcastro Literary Agency Twitter: https://twitter.com/CortneyRadocaj Website: https://www.cortneyradocaj.com/ Agency page: http://www.belcastroagency.com/about_us/ Kaitlyn Johnson, Literary Agent, Corvisiero Literary Agency Twitter: https://twitter.com/kaitylynne13 Freelance editing: … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Literary Agents Share the Top Reasons Why Manuscripts Are Rejected in the Query Box

Publishable: Episode 10 | BOOK PUBLISHING SEASONS in Traditional Publishing & Self-Publishing

What are publishing seasons and are they still relevant? In this episode of Publishable, we will discuss publishing seasons in traditional publishing and self-publishing.   Topics Covered in This Video What does the phrase "publishing seasons" refer to? What determines publishing seasons? How have audiobooks and e-books impacted publishing seasons (if at all)? How has … Continue reading Publishable: Episode 10 | BOOK PUBLISHING SEASONS in Traditional Publishing & Self-Publishing