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Author Platform: What Should You Put on Your Author Website? By Meg LaTorre

Whether you’re a published or aspiring author, all writers need to have an author website. But for aspiring authors, specifically, it can be confusing to know what to have on your author website. One of the most popular questions I receive on iWriterly and Twitter is: “What should I put on my author website?” Last …
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Author Platform Basics By Meg LaTorre

Once upon a time, authors were able to write books and get them published, so long as they were a decent writer. That’s no longer the case. Now, both self-published and traditionally-published writers must establish an author platform to either get published or to have success while publishing in today’s modern world. Jane Friedman defines …
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The Seven Red Flags in Editing: Why Editors & Agents Reject Your Manuscript After the First Pages By Meg LaTorre

What Was I Missing? Ever wonder why, after only submitting the first few pages of your manuscript to an agent, editor, or a Twitter writing contest, your submission was swiftly rejected? Why, after spending countless hours of editing and perfecting those pages in your life’s blood and drowning your doubts in wine, did it get …