Characters can make or break a novel. Modern-day readers often look for compelling characters who drive the plot through his or her actions. In other words, characters who have agency. "Character agency" is when a character (usually a protagonist) is more proactive than reactive to situations in a story. In this iWriterly video, you will … Continue reading iWriterly Video: What is Character Agency?
Was Meg a cheerleader in high school? Does she prefer tea over coffee? Is she a quiet person? Let’s see which of your assumptions are true! In this video, Meg and her sister will debunk which of your assumptions are true and which are not. I think that you are more of a tea than … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Reacting to Your Assumptions About Me (Ft. My Sister)
In this iWriterly video, we have an extra special surprise in store for you guys. In addition to our regular writing update, you will also get to see Meg get her very first writer tattoo. https://youtu.be/ctRXREwqk0E LINKS REFERENCED IN THE VIDEO Learn more about Publishable iWriterly Video: Why Writers Need Critique Partners and … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Writing Update: Episode 2 | AuthorTube Tattoo Vlog
The iWriterly team answers YOUR questions in this special Valentine's Day Q&A—from each other's weirdest quirks to how many characters can Kevin name from Meg's manuscripts. Questions How did you guys meet? What’s your partner’s weirdest/funniest quirk? What physical traits did you each give your child? What's your favorite adventure you’ve been on together? … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Valentine’s Day 2019 Q&A
Meg LaTorre of iWriterly participates in the reflections and resolutions writing tag (an AuthorTube/BookTube tag), originally created by Kim Chance and Megan Oliver. Meg was tagged by Megan LaCroix. Meg will reflect on 2018 as well as share her resolutions and goals for 2019. QUESTIONS 2018 Reflections What was your standout writer moment/memory in … Continue reading iWriterly Video: 2018 Regrets & Accomplishments + 2019 Goals
Learn a few examples of different types of character arcs in this iWriterly AuthorTube video with Meg LaTorre. One of the biggest draws to stories—of any medium—are characters. So many of us want to follow the journeys of individual characters whose personalities or situations we find compelling. The biggest disappointment I often have at the … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Types of Character Arcs