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

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

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

NEW RevPit Contest for NaNoWriMo: Meg LaTorre Joins as Team Editor for Adult Fantasy + Two Live Events on iWriterly

The Revise and Resub team hosts a month-long NaNoWriMo contest led by editor teams. Heya, book nerds! I'm excited to share I'll be participating as a team editor for adult fantasy in the month of November (2018) in Revise and Resub's (#RevPit's) NaNoWriMo-themed contest!   About the Contest Over the course of November, NaNoWriMo writing … Continue reading NEW RevPit Contest for NaNoWriMo: Meg LaTorre Joins as Team Editor for Adult Fantasy + Two Live Events on iWriterly