iWriterly Video: 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 … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Top Writer Stereotypes

SavvyAuthors Blog: Top 17 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 … Continue reading SavvyAuthors Blog: Top 17 Writer Stereotypes

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

SavvyAuthors Blog: 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 SavvyAuthors Blog: Mastering Showing vs. Telling

iWriterly Video: Should I Write a Prologue for My Novel?

Heya, book nerds! The latest iWriterly video is now LIVE on our YouTube channel. Many writers have asked themselves: Should I write a prologue for my novel? For those of you who don't know, prologues come before chapter one and could be expository/introductory prose, a poem, diary letter, news clipping, or anything in between. If you've attended a … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Should I Write a Prologue for My Novel?