Wednesday Writing

Do you still keep physical copies of reference works nearby while you write, or do you rely solely on Internet sources? Maybe some of each? What are your favourites?

What reference works do you keep nearby while you are writing?

Wednesday Writing

Whether you are traditionally published, not yet published, or an indie, you will be responsible for growing your audience. What methods are you using to achieve that goal?

What are you doing to grow your author platform?

Wednesday Writing

What grammar issue–simple or complex–always seems to trip you up? What does your editor always point out as a mistake, but you don’t understand why?

What grammar issue would you like to understand better?

Wednesday Writing

I have a long list of words that I could choose from, but if there is a word that you often see confused with another, I’m happy to take requests too. The most common muddle in your circles may not be the same as the most common in mine. I want to share what will help you most.

What word mix-ups would you like explained in a Monday Muddle?

Wednesday Writing

Fame, fortune, creating a business, or just sharing your story? How you define success depends on your goals. What does success as a writer mean to you?

What does success as a writer mean to you?

Wednesday Writing

I know some writers choose their music based on what they’re writing, and choose something different for editing. I prefer silence for both. How about you?

Do you listen to music while you write? Or do you prefer silence or some sort of white noise?

Wednesday Writing

Whether it be books in your genre, or on the subject of your expertise, or blogs on craft or marketing, reading is an important part of writing. What are some of the resources that you think would be valuable for other authors to read?

Writers need to read. What are you reading right now to help your author career? Share your best book of blog recommendations to help other authors find new resources.

Wednesday Writing

Until about two minutes ago, today’s post was going to ask you what books you would recommend for your fellow authors. Then I opened my email, and thought I would share someone else’s recommendations instead. David Gaughran has compiled a list of resources that are only 99 cents each, but …