Monthly Archives: October 2018

Cultivating Your Writing Paths

Authors Circle Q and A -1

Last week we posted the first part of our Q and A on cultivating your writing path. Here we go with part two.

Our Q and A comes from feedback we’ve received, social media, and authors from our authors’ circle. The questions are also answered by authors at different stages in writing careers.

Question two continues with our authors’ responses

2. In what ways have you treated your writing as a business?

I’m a slacker when it comes to a set writing schedule. I do set dates however when a particular project needs to be completed. I continue to build my platform regularly. I file taxes and track my progress and goals.  —Robecca Austin

Writing under a pen name is one that I am attempting, and working to create a brand from there.  —Lee Penbrooke Continue reading

Cultivating Your Writing Path

Authors’ Circle Q and A – Part One

 

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve done a Q and A. It’s also our first Q and A on our new site. We hope you like the changes.

This month’s Q and A talks about cultivating your writing path.

Our Q and A comes from feedback we’ve received, social media, and authors from our authors’ circle. The questions are also answered by authors at different stages in writing careers.

1. Do you write for business or pleasure? 

For most writers, writing is a combination of the two. Each choice having its ups and downs. Pleasure writers for example may not tap into or embrace the business aspects of publishing or may not be open to critique that threaten to change beloved parts of a story. On the other hand, writing solely for the purpose of income could suck the creative joy out of your work over a long period of time. Continue reading

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