Dear Query Hack, The world of historical fiction is filled with vibrant stories of female empowerment. However, there is a huge omission in this world: the rich, uplifting stories of Black women as a powerful force of change. The Booker T Washington Wives Club, will add to this world. My story features a powerful triad of … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #21 – Adult Historical Fiction
Are you looking to hire a developmental editor to work with you on your manuscript? Or maybe you’re hoping to launch your very own freelance book editing career. In this iWriterly episode, Meg LaTorre will discuss what a developmental editor is and how they fit into today’s publishing landscape. This is the first video in … Continue reading iWriterly Video: What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor?
Sydney Paige Richardson, author of THE HALVES OF US, joins iWriterly for an exclusive interview about her debut novel. Heya, book nerds! I'm SO darn excited to have Sydney join us on the iWriterly blog for a Q&A about her book, which released two days ago on October 9. Before we get into the discussion, … Continue reading Author Interview: THE HALVES OF US By Sydney Paige Richardson
The iWriterly team attends New York Comic Con 2018 and vlogs some of their adventures at the show. In case it wasn't super obvious from my Instagram posts over the weekend, Kevin and I had a BLAST at New York Comic Con this year. Normally, we bop around the show floor for pretty much the … Continue reading iWriterly Video: New York Comic Con 2018 Vlog | V. E. Schwab Panels & More AuthorTube Adventures
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