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: 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”

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

Collab with Natalia Leigh: Traditional Publishing vs. Self Publishing | Part 2

iWriterly joins Natalia Leigh, indie author of HIGH BORN and WAY OF SPEARS, for the second video in a two-part collab on self vs. traditional publishing. In this video, Natalia asks Meg LaTorre questions about the traditional publishing process: things to avoid doing when seeking literary representation, helpful writing resources, author platform, and more.   … Continue reading Collab with Natalia Leigh: Traditional Publishing vs. Self Publishing | Part 2

iWriterly Video: Author Interview with Kim Chance

Get an inside look at Kim Chance's debut novel, KEEPER, her writing process, and author platform in this iWriterly video. KEEPER is a YA fantasy about sixteen-year-old bookworm, Lainey Styles, who is attacked by the ghost of an ancient witch. Lainey soon discovers she’s a Keeper, a witch whose job is to guard a spell … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Author Interview with Kim Chance