Query Hack: Critique #22 – YA Contemporary with #LGBTQ + Fantasy Elements

Dear Query Hack, 16-year-old Nessa Cruz wants to disappear. Better that than dealing with the aftermath of becoming Tumblr’s viral meme ‘Horror Anime Girl.’ The best she can do is vanish with her squad of awkward friends during lunch to an empty classroom, which has become their HQ. But when new girl Thadir wilts under … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #22 – YA Contemporary with #LGBTQ + Fantasy Elements

iWriterly Video: NaNoWriMo Writing Tips & Sprints with the RevPit Editors: Part 1

Join Meg LaTorre and a group of the RevPit editors for NaNoWriMo writing tips and sprints. This special event is part of RevPit's NaNoWriMo-themed contest. However, all are welcome to participate in the writing sprints (not simply those taking part in the RevPit contest). This event will be broken into two parts: Writing/editing tips Writing … Continue reading iWriterly Video: NaNoWriMo Writing Tips & Sprints with the RevPit Editors: Part 1

Writers Helping Writers Blog: How to Write More Words

With so many stories bouncing around in a writer’s mind, it likely comes as no surprise that most writers seek to write more—or to be more efficient in the time they have to write. In the month of November, known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) to the writing community, thousands of writers endeavor to … Continue reading Writers Helping Writers Blog: How to Write More Words

iWriterly Video: Filler Words to Remove From Your Novel

All writers want our prose to read smoothly and have the reader fully engaged without being pulled from the story. In order to do that, it’s important to cut back on filler words, which make sentences read clunkier. Learn what words to use less frequently in your novel in this iWriterly video.   https://youtu.be/fjvm4TK7VCQ   … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Filler Words to Remove From Your Novel

Savvy Authors Blog: 14 Tricks to Write a Book Faster

Although all writers have their own speeds when it comes to their creative process, one desire is prevalent among them—wanting to write a book faster. The aspiration to write a book more quickly could be due to a variety of reasons or circumstances, such as needing to adhere to deadlines (self-imposed or from a publisher), … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: 14 Tricks to Write a Book Faster