This is probably the most F of FAQs – how do you learn the basics for writing professionally. Is it necessary to take courses? What about all the famous writers who we know just did it themselves, made stuff up and wrote it down, following their inner star. Courses are helpful, but the good news is, we mainly teach ourselves. So how? And what should we be doing to do it well?
That’s what we’re discussing today in episode 2 of So You Want To Be A Writer. Asking the questions is independent bookseller Peter Snell. Answering them is me!
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#1 by tracikenworth on March 21, 2020 - 12:40 am
Reblogged this on Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author & Book Blogger for all Genres as well as craft books and commented:
Writing course, or not?
#2 by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris on March 21, 2020 - 7:53 am
#3 by tracikenworth on March 21, 2020 - 4:08 pm
You’re welcome, Roz!