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

Collab with Natalia Leigh: Traditional Publishing vs. Self Publishing | Part 2

iWriterly joins Natalia Leigh, indie author of HIGH BORN and WAY OF SPEARS, for the second video in a two-part collab on self vs. traditional publishing. In this video, Natalia asks Meg LaTorre questions about the traditional publishing process: things to avoid doing when seeking literary representation, helpful writing resources, author platform, and more.   … Continue reading Collab with Natalia Leigh: Traditional Publishing vs. Self Publishing | Part 2

iWriterly Video: Self vs. Traditional Publishing: Part 1 | Collab with Natalia Leigh

Learn some of the reasons that go into deciding if you should self-publish (vs. traditionally-publish), where self-published authors can cut if they're on a tight budget, what aspects you shouldn't skimp on, why beta readers/critique partners are crucial, author platform, and more in this special collaboration with Natalia Leigh, indie author of HIGH BORN and … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Self vs. Traditional Publishing: Part 1 | Collab with Natalia Leigh

iWriterly Video: When to Work With a Freelance Editor

Many writers once they finish a book don't know where to go next and either immediately jump to querying or working with a freelance editor. Learn when (and if) you should work with a freelance editor in this iWriterly video. Developmental editors, specifically, work with writers on character development, plot, world building, dialogue, setting, structure … Continue reading iWriterly Video: When to Work With a Freelance Editor