2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 26

For today’s task, take your book idea from yesterday and start fleshing out who your target audience is for the book. Age range? Gender? Profession? Hobbies? Etc. Try quantifying, if possible, through organization memberships, magazine circs, etc. For my poetry … More »

2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 25

We’re going to spend most of the rest of this week focused on assembling a book proposal. We’ll mainly focus on a nonfiction book proposal, though I’ll share some thoughts and tips on fiction proposals as well. For today’s task, … More »

2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 17

For today’s task, write about your saddest memory. Of course, it could be the death of a loved one, a break-up (or divorce), leaving home, or any number of other sad occasions. I don’t want to bring people down before … More »

2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 16

Today’s task is to participate in a Twitter chat. The first chat will start around 4 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia, time). If you don’t have a Twitter account, then an additional assignment is to create a Twitter account. They’re free to … More »

2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 15

For today’s task, join at least one more social media site. Unless you’re already a member of every social network, this is a good task to see the strengths and weaknesses of various sites–and to see if one suits you … More »

2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 14

Today’s task, start a Facebook account AND send me a friend request. I’m listed under Robert Lee Brewer. When you send your friend request, please send me a separate message to let me know you’re with the challenge. I get … More »

2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 12

For the second Sunday in a row, I’ve had connection issues in the morning. Sigh. I guess it’s a good day to slow down, eh? Luckily, today’s task is pretty simple: Submit your query and/or story and/or poem(s). If they’re … More »

2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 8

Today’s task is to participate in a Twitter chat at one of two listed times. The first chat will start around 11 a.m. (Atlanta, Georgia, time); the second chat will start around 4 p.m. (also Atlanta time). If you don’t … More »