Query Hack: Critique #1 – YA Speculative Fiction

Heya, writers! Thanks so much to everyone for your responses to my poll on Twitter, asking if you would be interested in query critiques. With an almost unanimous YES from everyone, I've now launched our new iWriterly query critique platform, Query Hack. As part of iWriterly‘s mission to give back to the writing community, I will … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #1 – YA Speculative Fiction

iWriterly Launches Query Hack, Query Critique Opportunity for Writers

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 … Continue reading iWriterly Launches Query Hack, Query Critique Opportunity for Writers

iWriterly Video: Book Gift Guide: 15 Types of Friends & Books They Will Love

Our holiday iWriterly video is now LIVE on our YouTube channel: Book Gift Guide: 15 Types of Friends & the Books They Will Love Finding a gift for book-lovers and soon-to-be-book-lovers for holidays, birthdays, or other celebrations can be tough—particularly finding the perfect book they won't be able to put down (thereby becoming as addicted as you … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Book Gift Guide: 15 Types of Friends & Books They Will Love

Deeper Dive into the Querying Process: Hologram Radio Interviews Meg LaTorre-Snyder in Covered Podcast Episode

Meg LaTorre-Snyder joins Harry C. Marks on Hologram Radio's COVERED podcast for an episode on querying, writing, editing, and the book publishing industry. Literary agent apprentice Meg LaTorre-Snyder discusses her role at Corvisiero Literary Agency and answers listener questions about the querying process. Should you personalize a query? Should writers worry about chasing trends? What … Continue reading Deeper Dive into the Querying Process: Hologram Radio Interviews Meg LaTorre-Snyder in Covered Podcast Episode

NEW ARTICLE: Mastering Showing vs. Telling

The phrase “showing vs. telling” has been uttered thousand of times by writers and industry professionals alike. But what does it actually mean? And why, oh why does it so often lead to automatic rejections from literary agents? Writing a book, like any other skill in life, is one that is honed and perfected through practice. … Continue reading NEW ARTICLE: Mastering Showing vs. Telling