iWriterly Video: Why I Chose to Self-Publish My Debut Novel (an Adult Space Opera)

Let’s talk about why I chose to self-publish my debut novel, an adult space opera.   TOPICS COVERED IN THIS VIDEO: Self-publishing Traditional publishing Hybrid publishing Doing your research Deciding when your writing is ready Writing a series Publishing timelines Hands-on publishing experience Money in book publishing Author platform Self-publishing platforms and aggregators Being your … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Why I Chose to Self-Publish My Debut Novel (an Adult Space Opera)

iWriterly Video: Changes Are Coming to the iWriterly YouTube Channel

Since our foundation, the iWriterly YouTube channel has been a traditional publishing resource to help writers avoid common pitfalls and hopefully have a (slightly) smoother road to publication. Let us reassure you: We will still have our traditional publishing content. However, a few changes are coming to the iWriterly YouTube channel. As a result of … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Changes Are Coming to the iWriterly YouTube Channel

iWriterly Video: HOW TO SELF-PUBLISH YOUR FIRST BOOK: Creating a Publishing Checklist

Whether you’re self-publishing your very first book or you have a few books under your belt already, it’s important to have a roadmap to know where you’re going and where you hope to end up. In this video, Meg LaTorre will share a sneak-peek into her self-publishing journey, specifically creating a publishing checklist for self-publishing … Continue reading iWriterly Video: HOW TO SELF-PUBLISH YOUR FIRST BOOK: Creating a Publishing Checklist

Publishable: Episode 8 | What They Don’t Tell You About Self-Publishing & Traditional Publishing

In this video, Meg LaTorre of iWriterly (a writer who formerly worked at a literary agency), Courtney (a self-published author who writes under the pen names Lyra Parish and is one-half of the USA TODAY Bestselling duo Kennedy Fox), and Kaitlyn Johnson (a literary agent and developmental editor) answer two questions: What are some of … Continue reading Publishable: Episode 8 | What They Don’t Tell You About Self-Publishing & Traditional Publishing

iWriterly Video: I MIGHT SELF-PUBLISH MY BOOK!? | Writing Update: Episode 3

Meg LaTorre of iWriterly shares a glimpse into her journey as an aspiring author in episode three of the writing update series. As of August 2019, Meg has been working on what she's been calling her adult space opera with steampunk technology and fantasy elements for more than a year. While she's hoping to ultimately … Continue reading iWriterly Video: I MIGHT SELF-PUBLISH MY BOOK!? | Writing Update: Episode 3

Writers Helping Writers Blog: Why Writers Shouldn’t Query Self-Published Books

Have you self-published a novel you had originally intended to send to literary agents (to see how it did)? Or, did you self-publish a novel, decide that publishing path wasn’t for you, and now want to send that book to literary agents? Let’s talk about why sending previously self-published books to literary agents (or publishers) … Continue reading Writers Helping Writers Blog: Why Writers Shouldn’t Query Self-Published Books

iWriterly Video: How Should You Publish Your Book? | Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing, Indie Press, Vanity Press, & Hybrid Publishing

Are you struggling to decide how (or where) you should publish your book? If so, this iWriterly video is for you! We will cover the basics of the following book publishing paths: Traditional Publishing Self-Publishing Indie Presses (or Independent Presses) Vanity Presses Hybrid Publishing   https://youtu.be/_iwo8-61hfs   THIS VIDEO IS BASED ON MEG’S WRITERS HELPING … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How Should You Publish Your Book? | Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing, Indie Press, Vanity Press, & Hybrid Publishing

iWriterly Co-Launches New Monthly YouTube Show, Publishable

Ever wondered which publishing path is best for you—self, traditional, or hybrid publishing? Have you always wanted to better understand the nuances of each in order to determine the best home for your book? Publishable is a monthly YouTube show, where experts from across the publishing spectrums join forces. Learn which path might be best … Continue reading iWriterly Co-Launches New Monthly YouTube Show, Publishable

iWriterly Video: When Writers SHOULDN’T Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor

Are you looking to hire a developmental editor to work with you on your manuscript? In this iWriterly episode, we will discuss when writers SHOULDN’T work with a freelance developmental editor.   What is a Developmental Editor? For those who might have missed our previous videos in this book editing video series, developmental editors assist … Continue reading iWriterly Video: When Writers SHOULDN’T Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor