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

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

Publishable: Episode 6 | Why All Authors Need Literary Agents

Did you know self-published authors can benefit from having a literary agent? In this episode of Publishable, learn why authors looking to publish traditionally and self-publish can BOTH benefit from working with a literary agent.⁠ Topics covered in this video: What is the role of a literary agent for authors who want to be traditionally … Continue reading Publishable: Episode 6 | Why All Authors Need Literary Agents

Publishable: Episode 5 | Getting Feedback on Your Book: Critique Partners, Beta Readers, Sensitivity Readers, & Freelance Editors

Whether you’re an aspiring or veteran author, getting outside feedback on your book is vital to the success of a story. That's because, as writers, we can’t always see the imperfections or shortcomings in our books. That's where critique partners, beta readers, sensitivity readers, and freelance editors come in. This episode of Publishable covers: Critique … Continue reading Publishable: Episode 5 | Getting Feedback on Your Book: Critique Partners, Beta Readers, Sensitivity Readers, & Freelance Editors

Publishable: Episode 4 | How Long Should Your Book Be?

If you are writing a book, you may be wondering how long your book should be. In this episode of Publishable, a monthly YouTube show all about the ins and outs of the modern-day book publishing industry, including self-, traditional-, and hybrid publishing, we will discuss: Age categories, including picture books, middle grade (MG), young … Continue reading Publishable: Episode 4 | How Long Should Your Book Be?

iWriterly Video: How to Make Time for Writing | AuthorTube Collab With Jenna Moreci

Are you looking to improve your time management skills as a writer? If you are struggling to hit your writing goals or stick to a writing schedule or if you need a way to better manage your author platform, stay tuned for this special collab with Jenna Moreci. This time management collab is broken into … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Make Time for Writing | AuthorTube Collab With Jenna Moreci

iWriterly Video: How to Research For Your Novel: Finding Credible Sources with Seth Augenstein

Whether you are writing historical fiction, nonfiction, or anything in between, being able to find credible sources to do research for your book is key. Join Meg LaTorre for this exclusive iWriterly author interview with debut author, Seth Augenstein, all about how to research for your novel and finding credible sources. Topics discussed in this … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Research For Your Novel: Finding Credible Sources with Seth Augenstein