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

iWriterly Video: Writing Update: Episode 2 | AuthorTube Tattoo Vlog

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

Savvy Authors Blog: Filler Words to Remove From Your Novel

All writers want their prose to read smoothly and have the reader fully engaged without being pulled from the story due to an overabundance of unnecessary words that make sentences read clunkier. These unnecessary words are often referred to as “filler words.” Filler words aren’t necessarily “bad” words, and they have their place in the … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: Filler Words to Remove From Your Novel

When Writers Shouldn’t Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor

Heya, book nerds! Meg here.  When I formerly worked as a freelance developmental editor, many of the writers who reached out to me about a developmental edit for a full manuscript have said they would like to eventually query literary agents for this manuscript (in other words, they'd like to pursue traditional publishing). While I'm … Continue reading When Writers Shouldn’t Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor

iWriterly Video: How to Write a Book: Making Your Dreams a Reality Through Discipline

Learn how discipline, such as setting word count goals for yourself, making a writing schedule, and taking your time to get feedback/edit your work, can help to make your dreams of publishing a book a reality in this iWriterly video. This is the third video in our How to Write a Book series. If you … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Write a Book: Making Your Dreams a Reality Through Discipline