“In writing, there is first a creating stage—a time you look for ideas, you explore, you cast around for what you want to say. Like the first phase of building, this creating stage is full of possibilities.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, lecturer, and poet
Who Is This ‘Nerd’?
Meg LaTorre-Snyder is the lead editor of the Pharmaceutical Processing magazine and has a background in journalism, medical writing, and website creation. She is a freelance book editor, literary intern at the Corvisiero Literary Agency, and was one of the Pitch to Publication editors (in October 2016).
She has written for digital and print publications on a variety of topics, including book publishing, writing how-tos, nutrition, healthy living, startup companies, and local politics, and she currently writes blogs for Savvy Authors and Writer’s Digest.
She has authored an adult fantasy manuscript and is working on several other manuscripts. In her free time, she enjoys reading long novels, drinking tea by the bucket, running in competitive races, participating in musical productions, playing basketball, and reading nutrition textbooks (yep, textbooks).
Meg also recently launched a new YouTube channel, iWriterly, featuring monthly videos about novel writing and editing and the book publishing industry. For more information, go to her media page or check out the channel. If you like the videos, make sure to subscribe and let Meg know what you want to hear about next!