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Welcome to the home of writer, editor,  BookTuber, #QueryHack host, and developmental book editor, Meg LaTorre.

 

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Top Writer Stereotypes

Writers are a strange group of people. We hole ourselves up in rooms or in the corner of a public area with the sole wish of being left to record our cluttered thoughts. Our minds are a dangerous breeding ground of stories—as though 54 tabs are open on a web browser and all vying for attention. As such, it may come as no surprise that many writers do some of the same weird things. This iWriterly video breaks down the stereotypes: the myths, rumors, and legends surrounding the story weavers of society.

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Query Hack #3: YA Fantasy Query Critique

Have you written a novel and are seeking literary representation? Are you submitting queries to literary agents but with no success? iWriterly has launched Query Hack, a FREE query critique opportunity for novel writers.

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Top 17 Writer Stereotypes

Published in SavvyAuthors: January 2018

Writers are a strange group of people. We hole ourselves up in rooms or in the corner of a public area with the sole wish of being left to record our cluttered thoughts. Our minds are a dangerous breeding ground of stories—as though 54 tabs are open on a web browser and all vying for attention. As such, it may come as no surprise that many writers do some of the same weird things.

Let’s break down the 17 writer stereotypes: the myths, rumors, and legends surrounding the story weavers of society.

Read the full article in SavvyAuthors.


iWriterly Launches #QueryHack

WHAT IS QUERY HACK?

Query Hack is a query critique program launched by the iWriterly team where writers have the opportunity to submit their book queries for FREE feedback from an industry professional. As part of iWriterly’s mission to give back to the writing community and help writers achieve their publication goals, blogs and videos will be published periodically, critiquing individual queries and providing recommendations for areas of improvement.

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Mastering Showing vs. Telling

Published in SavvyAuthors: December 2017

Writing a book, like any other skill in life, is one that is honed and perfected through practice. That means not only editing many copies of your first manuscript but also writing new manuscripts—and many new ones at that.

If telling (vs. showing) is something you struggle with, you are not alone. In fact, most new writers struggle with mastering this skill.

Learn what showing vs. telling means, examples on the difference between the two, how to show more in your writing, exceptions to the rule, and where information dumps factor in in  Meg’s article.

Read the full article in SavvyAuthors.