iWriterly Launches Query Hack, Query Critique Opportunity for Writers

What is Query Hack? Query Hack is a query critique program launched by the iWriterly team where writers have the opportunity to submit their book queries for FREE feedback from an industry professional. As part of iWriterly's mission to give back to the writing community and help writers achieve their publication goals, blogs and videos will be published … Continue reading iWriterly Launches Query Hack, Query Critique Opportunity for Writers

Deeper Dive into the Querying Process: Hologram Radio Interviews Meg LaTorre in Covered Podcast Episode

Meg LaTorre joins Harry C. Marks on Hologram Radio's COVERED podcast for an episode on querying, writing, editing, and the book publishing industry. Literary agent apprentice Meg LaTorre discusses her role at Corvisiero Literary Agency and answers listener questions about the querying process. Should you personalize a query? Should writers worry about chasing trends? What … Continue reading Deeper Dive into the Querying Process: Hologram Radio Interviews Meg LaTorre in Covered Podcast Episode

iWriterly Video: Should I Write a Prologue for My Novel?

Many writers have asked themselves: Should I write a prologue for my novel? For those of you who don't know, prologues come before chapter one and could be expository/introductory prose, a poem, diary letter, news clipping, or anything in between. If you've attended a writing workshop, you may have noticed how literary agents voice their … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Should I Write a Prologue for My Novel?

Savvy Authors Blog: How to Get a Literary Agent

Getting published in today’s world is a test of a writer’s persistence, patience, and—most importantly—willingness to do a lot of hard work. When I first started digging into the weird world of book publishing, I remember having a few distinct feelings: Nausea A craving for cheese and carbs—ideally, both An overwhelming desire for a concise(ish) … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: How to Get a Literary Agent

iWriterly Video: New York Comic Con 2017 Book Nerd Adventures

Have you wanted to go to New York Comic Con (NYCC) and geek out with your fellow comic/television/book/game nerds? Us too! Join iWriterly's very own book nerd, Meg LaTorre-Snyder, as she traverses across the show floor, discovering books, comics, graphic novels, celebrities, and maybe even dragons... Although the journey to publication can be a long … Continue reading iWriterly Video: New York Comic Con 2017 Book Nerd Adventures

iWriterly Video: How to Write a Twitter Pitch for Your Manuscript

If you’re a novel writer with a completed manuscript in search of representation, chances are you’ve entered (or at least heard of) Twitter pitch contests. For those of you who have yet to be immersed in the writing community on Twitter, these pitching events provide writers with an opportunity to showcase their completed/polished manuscripts to … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Write a Twitter Pitch for Your Manuscript

Pitch Wars Webinar: How to Write the Perfect Fantasy Query & Synopsis

Time to mark those calendars because we have a Pitch Wars webinar coming up THIS October!  Understanding World Building Essentials: How to Write the Perfect Fantasy Query & Synopsis Webinar Date: Thursday, 10/26/2017, at 7:30 pm EST Length: 60 minutes Cost: $35 per person Description: Writing and creating a fantasy world is no easy task with in-depth world … Continue reading Pitch Wars Webinar: How to Write the Perfect Fantasy Query & Synopsis