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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Update on the #WritersRoad Twitter Chat

In the vacuum created by the loss of our favorite chat years ago, a friend, Tee Tate, and I created the #WritersRoad. We also have a Facebook group, though the live chat occurs on Twitter (via Tweetdeck is one of the easiest apps to use).

Tee and I co-host this chat every other Monday night on Twitter at 6:00pm Pacific Standard Time (9:00pm for our east coast friends). We chat about everything related to the writer's road. We decide on a topic based on the needs of our chatters (suggestions are welcome on both Twitter and our Facebook group) and we announce it the weekend before on Twitter. On the off weeks that we don't chat, we engage in #WordWar (still using the #WritersRoad hashtag as well), an hour long writing sprint where we check in at the end with out word count and encourage each other along the way.

We often have outstanding guests be they authors, agents, editors, or another type of publishing industry professionals. This is a great opportunity to network with other writers or agents, perhaps find a critique group, learn about the craft of writing, or just enjoy the support of our fantastic writing community. This chat is often trending so be ready for a hopping time!

Please note: We are ecstatic that #WritersRoad has become a common hashtag on Twitter now, used for many things besides the chat. Thank you to all who have made us a household name! We only ask that you refrain from using the hashtag during the chat on Monday's for things that aren't related to the chat. Any other time, we are honored. 

19 comments:

  1. What a great idea! :-) I'll try to drop in if I can get the kiddos to bed on time. Hats off to you and Tee for taking this on!

    —Portia

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  2. That would great Portia! I'd love to see you there!

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  3. This sounds so exciting! I wish it were on a different night, Thursday nights are never good for me, but I am going to try and stop by, even if it’s just to watch a few of the threads and say hi before running off. Good luck, I wish you and Tee Tate success in launching this new Twitter chat!!!

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  4. I have to drive my daughter to dance every other Thursday (tonight being the night) but I'll check in and read what everyone is chatting about.

    Great idea, Heather!

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  5. I'm so sorry to hear that Lindsey and Elle! Maybe we'll have to rotate the chat around to different nights once we get established.

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  6. You saw a void and filled it creatively. What a neat idea. Alas, I am not a Tweeter : company phone on my belt. Thanks for the lovely comment. Robert E. Howard was one of my favorite authors!

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  7. You're welcome Roland, and thank you! Robert has been my idol. He was the first fantasy writer I ever read and I fell in love with his writing right away.

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  8. Thank you so much for hosting this. I am going to be there!

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  9. Sorry I missed tonight! Still working—but I'm putting this on my calendar. Can't wait to finish these deadlines and join in.

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  10. Thanks for dropping in on the chat Karlene! Hopefully it will go a little more smoothly for you next week!

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  11. That's okay Portia, we overloaded Twitter anyway! LOL! It went great though. I look forward to seeing you next Thursday!

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  12. Such a great idea! I missed last night, but I am so going to check this out next week!

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  13. Thanks Jamie! I look forward to chatting with you next week.

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  14. Great idea! I would love to join a chat this coming thursday!!!

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  15. That is a breathtaking header! Your blog looks great! The chat sounds wonderful as well. I'm slowly getting used to twitter, but I stalk more than talk.

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  16. What a great idea. I will try and stop by some time. Ditto Nisa. I love the new look of your blog, Heather.

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    1. Thank you Sherry, we'd love to have you drop in. Glad you like my new look!

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