iWriterly Video: How to Know When You’re Ready to Query | Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

If you want to be traditionally published, then you will have to decide when to query literary agents. But how do you know when you’re ready? In this video, literary agent Megan Manzano and Meg LaTorre of iWriterly will run through the 10 questions you should ask before querying.   https://youtu.be/O89f-bm_R2E   SOURCES REFERENCED IN … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Know When You’re Ready to Query | Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

iWriterly Video: Traditional Publishing Q&A Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

Do agents provide feedback after a partial or full request? Should you have a prologue? Should you have your work copyrighted before sending it to beta readers or querying? How much should you edit your book before querying a literary agent? In this video, literary agent Megan Manzano and Meg LaTorre, host of iWriterly, will … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Traditional Publishing Q&A Ft. Literary Agent Megan Manzano

iWriterly Video: How to Navigate Publishing Contracts & Writing on Deadline | Interview With Science Fiction Author Michael Mammay

Contracts in traditional book publishing are tricky. Meg LaTorre is joined by traditionally published author Michael Mammay, who shares inside looks into how he’s navigated publishing contracts and writing on deadline. Topics covered in the video: Do authors who have published before have any more leeway in negotiating the contract? How did the sales of … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Navigate Publishing Contracts & Writing on Deadline | Interview With Science Fiction Author Michael Mammay

iWriterly Video: Why Literary Agents & Editors REJECT a Book After the FIRST PAGE: 14 Red Flags | PART 2

LEARN FOURTEEN more RED FLAGS IN EDITING AND HOW INDUSTRY PROS KNOW A BOOK ISN’T READY FOR PUBLICATION. Most literary agents know after the first page (or first few pages) if a manuscript is ready or if the writer needs more time to polish their writing and hone their craft. WATCH PART ONE: Why Literary … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Why Literary Agents & Editors REJECT a Book After the FIRST PAGE: 14 Red Flags | PART 2

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

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