iWriterly Video: AuthorTube Newbie Tag

iWriterly participates in the AuthorTube Newbie Tag, which was originally created by Jenna Streety.   Questions: How did you find out about AuthorTube? What genres do you write in? What is your preferred writing tense, point of view, and category of story? (Children’s, YA, NA, Adult, etc.) Are you a plotter, pantser, or plantser? Are … Continue reading iWriterly Video: AuthorTube Newbie Tag

Savvy Authors Blog: How to Write a Book in 11 Steps

Do you have ideas for a book but don’t know where to start or how to write a novel? Or maybe you’ve written several manuscripts in the past and are looking to standardize your process. Learn how in these 11 easy steps. Every writer has their own unique brainstorming, planning, and writing process when it … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: How to Write a Book in 11 Steps

iWriterly Video: How to Write a Book: Determining Plot and Characters

Do you have ideas for a book but don't know where to start or how to write a novel? Or maybe you've written several manuscripts in the past and are looking to standardize your process. Learn how in the first video in this three-part series.   Part One How to Write a Book: Determining Plot … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Write a Book: Determining Plot and Characters

Common New Writer Choice: Protagonists Who Are Writers/Book Nerds

On Twitter the other day, I wrote a quick thread on a trend I'm seeing a lot in debut author's manuscripts as well as in my client's manuscripts, and that is: protagonists who are writers or love to read books. Or both. Here are a few examples of writerly vocations: Creative writer Investigative journalist Author … Continue reading Common New Writer Choice: Protagonists Who Are Writers/Book Nerds

Savvy Authors Blog: 5 Things to Consider When Starting Your Novel

There’s a rare breed of writers who can sit down and write a novel that’s both well written and applicable to its intended market in a single shot (plus a moderately painless round of revisions). I’ve heard about these mythical people and perhaps so have you. However, for many of us, there is much more … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: 5 Things to Consider When Starting Your Novel