What is the best way to market your books? Any new tips? What are people talking about?
If you could be ANY age again for ONE DAY, what age would be be and why?
How would your current main character answer the following questions? (For an added degree of difficulty, write your answers in the voice of your character.)
1.) Who is your closest friend?
2.) What is the worst thing you did as a teenager?
3.) What would you die for?
Many writers develop the passion to write because they were avid readers as children. The rabid craze wouldn’t be denied and years later, they have come face to face with an amazing addiction for self-expression.
If you didn’t write, what else would you have done to fill the void? What other forms of self-expression would have taken hold of you? Do you have a secret talent?
What ONE thing would you give up to become a better writer?
This could be ANYTHING, like a pledge for Lent or a sacrifice to the Writing Gods or a resolution to cutting back on nasty habits that hinder your work. Time to confess.
We’re all done some interesting things for the sake of research, some pretty far fetched while others might be things we never thought we’d do.
Share your latest or most memorable forays into research and what you learned. Do you have any funny stories about your experiences?
Many of you have been writing for a long while, been traditionally published through big and/or boutique houses, or self-published. All of these struggles have brought knowledge gained through experience.
For discussion – What advice would you give your younger writing self when you were first starting out? Knowing what you do now, please give your top 3 tips.