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Saturday, May 22, 2010

Meet & Greet Chat Transcript

WritersMovement Next weeks' topic: The craft of fiction writing.... See you next week! #writersmovement -7:11 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement You can also DM us for any topics that you will like to discuss #writersmovement -7:10 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 C-ya #writersmovement @maddwriter @WritersMovement #writingtips #writers -7:10 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement FYI: @maddwriter @authortiffanie r the writersmovement admin so feel free to contact us with any questions or suggestions #writersmovement -7:10 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Alright, see you guys next week. It was fun. #writersmovement -7:09 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 you're welcome dear! Thanks for joining the movement.Let your friends know about the writersmovement! #writersmovement -7:07 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement yes..email it to me at tminnis1981@gmail.com. It's due anytime before out next chat. which will be next Saturday, same time #writersmovement -7:05 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement The challenge is totally optional! Thanks for coming @maddwriter and @Letitia30! Hope you come back next wk! This was fun #writersmovement -7:04 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement Cool assignment. This was fun and informative. Thanks #writersmovement -7:04 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement Do we email it to you and when is it due? #writersmovement -7:04 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement If you decide to submit a piece, it will be added to the writers movement blog along with a link on how others can find you #writersmovement -7:03 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement ok our chat time has ended.... this is the writing challenge. In 300 words, write about why you write from a 3rd POV #writersmovement -7:02 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement RT @Letitia30: dont give up-just keep writing. practice makes perfect even if no one sees it. And dont listen to haters #writersmovement -7:00 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement they also do not let anyones opinion determine whether they r talented enuff to be a writer. self-confidence can take u far #writersmovement -7:00 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement for one thing, they know they can write. They study and practice techniques that will help them perfect their craft! #writersmovement -6:57 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement #writersmovement don't give up-just keep writing. practice makes perfect even if no one sees it. And don't listen to haters -6:56 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Someone that is constantly working on their craft is going to be good at it. #writersmovement -6:56 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement A good characteristic to me is someone that is constantly writing something, as simple as that may sound. #writersmovement -6:55 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @maddwriter @writersmovement #writersmovement maybe we can start like a twitter AA or something. ha -6:54 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter I will be finishing up the Deluxe Edition soon so if you have something you want to be put in it let me know. #writersmovement -6:54 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement What do you two think are the characteristics of a determined writer/aspiring author? #writersmovement -6:54 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement True dat. Balance is good. Wife won't like me getting fired anytime soon. #writersmovement -6:53 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @maddwriter I hear ya one time I spent all evening on twitter and didn't realize it until midnight. ha ha ha #writersmovement -6:52 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter I had that problem...but realizing that twitter isnt going to pay my rent made me find a balance lol #writersmovement -6:52 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement RT @maddwriter: The first project is best to be given away to get the word out. If they like then youre good to go! #writersmovement -6:51 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 I found that out the hard way. My work productitivy has gone down dramatically since finding twitter. #writersmovement -6:51 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement ME TOO HAHA RT @maddwriter: @Letitia30 Yes it is and thats what I do all day when I should be working. :-) #writersmovement -6:51 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement lol lol RT @Letitia30: @maddwriter LOL...twitter can be as addictive as a Wii or a PS3 #writersmovement -6:50 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @maddwriter LOL...twitter can be as addictive as a Wii or a PS3 #writersmovement -6:50 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 Yes it is and that's what I do all day when I should be working. :-) #writersmovement -6:49 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement Yes, exactly like that. I think that would be real good/cool. #writersmovement -6:49 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @maddwriter twitter is good for promoting #writersmovement -6:48 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Also found out that the first project is best to be given away to get the word out. If they like then you're good to go! #writersmovement -6:48 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter I'm down with that! Sorta like what we are doing on the writers movement blog and uniformed web page #writersmovement -6:48 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement Best tip is be confident in yourself and your ability. Also, promote, promote, promote! #writersmovement -6:47 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter since you are published, what are some good tips and advice for those wanting to go down the self pub route? #writersmovement -6:46 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement Good point bout pubs & editors-I've read dats why it's hard to get foot n door-because ur new and unknown. #writersmovement -6:46 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter As we put our projects out maybe we could put some excerpts from members work in there as well to get exposure. Thoughts? #writersmovement -6:46 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement RT @maddwriter: The #writersmovement is going to be a great resource and a way to keep all of us motivated #writersmovement -6:44 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 also, an editor & publisher is going to want you to have a soldi fan base before considering you in any way #writersmovement -6:44 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter The #writersmovement is going to be a great resource and a way to keep all of us motivated like @writersmovement said #writersmovement -6:43 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement The whole point of writersmovement is to keep others motivated and expose them only if they are serious about their work! #writersmovement -6:41 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 write and the process of the story you are currently working on #writersmovement -6:40 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 It's a good way to build your brand and fan base. #writersmovement -6:40 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 yes you can. and just blog daily. doesnt have to be long or tedious. you can just blog about your motivation to #writersmovement -6:40 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement #writersmovement Maybe you & @maddwriter have a point. U gotta get people familiar w/you. I can start a blog for free. -6:38 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter I got that feeling all the time when I use to write music. People still ask me where is the album #writersmovement -6:38 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter ... beautiful s**t."? Nothing to do with cockiness but just a supreme level of confidence that you get. #writersmovement -6:36 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 with who you are and your work. Theres nothing to it but to do it #writersmovement -6:36 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Do any of you experience this: sometimes when i write I'll read what I wrote and be like "Damn, I just wrote some ... #writersmovement -6:36 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 if you are serious about getting your craft off the ground, its good to start a blog now so others get familiar #writersmovement -6:36 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 Maybe when I engage a professional editor for the story, I might start a blog. #writersmovement. -6:35 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 If you have the confidence to write then you should have the confidence to put it out there! #writersmovement -6:34 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement adult...its based on a true story. Creative nonfiction genre #writersmovement -6:34 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement So true. Nothing like a good comment to send your ego into the stratosphere. #writersmovement -6:34 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement blog/site-LOL no sweetheart I don't have dat kind o confidence Besides it's a work in progress. #writersmovement. -6:34 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement Well my novel is about a young woman that experienced family violence as a child and she becomes an domestic abuser as an #writersmovement -6:33 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter I would imagine! Just the feeling I get when others comment on my work makes me feel like a million sold ;-) #writersmovement -6:33 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 I agree with @writersMovement, that sounds very interesting! #writersmovement -6:32 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement I agree! RT @maddwriter: Thats cool. As long as my work is out for people to see I dont care how it gets there. #writersmovement -6:32 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter I can't explain the feeling of making a sale. We sold a few copies and I felt like I had sold a bajillion. #writersmovement -6:31 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 oh wow! now that sounds very interesting..do you have a blog or site with any excerpts? #writersmovement -6:31 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement That's cool. As long as my work is out for people to see I don't care how it gets there. #writersmovement -6:31 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @maddwriter LOL nah the Wii is enough for me. #writersmovement -6:30 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement market as a whole before I make a set in stone decision #writersmovement -6:30 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter i am leaning more towards self pubbing because I like to be in control of "my world" but I'm learning the #writersmovement -6:29 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement #writersmovement my current story is about a small town reporter who is seduced by the devil....himself. -6:29 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 Wii Sports be on some BS! #writersmovement -6:29 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement yep that wii can suck you in. #writersmovement -6:28 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Are you two trying the self publishing/independent route as well? #writersmovement -6:28 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement lol RT @maddwriter: @Letitia30 You need to upgrade to a PS3! LOL #writersmovement -6:28 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 My son has a Wii..also addictive lol #writersmovement -6:27 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 You need to upgrade to a PS3! LOL #writersmovement -6:27 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 #writersmovement -don't have PS3 got a Wii though. -6:26 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement MLB 10:The Show for me. Love my baseball. #writersmovement -6:26 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 the curren story you're working on, what is the storyline behind it? #writersmovement -6:26 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @maddwriter AC mostly...textbroker sometimes #writersmovement -6:26 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter lol...yes that PS3 is highly addictive. I know what you mean. I'm a HitMan fanatic #writersmovement -6:25 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter I write at lunch everyday at work and every nite when I get home. Gotta make myself stay off the PS3 sometimes. LOL #writersmovement -6:23 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement so its fun when I do it #writersmovement -6:23 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement My to keep my juices flowing so that I dont end up with writers block, I make up songs in my head.... I use to write music #writersmovement -6:23 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @Letitia30 what kind of websites have you written for? #writersmovement -6:23 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement like writing stories, poetry, & occasional article Not a pro tho. Just a struggler #writersmovement -6:22 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter ... serious now with the HUB project. It has really taken off and we hope is going to open doors in the future. #writersmovement -6:22 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter I write on the weekends when my kids aren't with me. Sometimes I write during the week after they are in bed #writersmovement -6:22 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter No, not my first project. I've written a few scripts, poetry, and things of that nature. things have really gotten... #writersmovement -6:21 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement I've been writing on and off through the years. I have taken it more seriously for the past 6 months. #writersmovement. -6:21 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 Well, when I was in high school I would write fiction stories dat involved my friends. #writersmovement I have written articles for websites -6:20 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter How much time a week do you two devote to writing. Having a full time job and a family can make it hard sometimes. #writersmovement -6:20 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter ahh haaa...freedom is always good! Is HUB you first writing project? or do you have others? #writersmovement -6:20 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 is this your first writing project? How long have you been writing? #writersmovement -6:19 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement I am working on a story (on and off). That is a fantasy, romance, and mystery. #writersmovement -6:17 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 Me too...it seems to always come out better when written. What kind of writing do you do? #writersmovement -6:16 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter What kind of writing do you do @Letitia30? #writersmovement -6:15 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter .. being independent and being able to dictate when and how my books come out. Freedom is good. #writersmovement -6:15 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 @WritersMovement -Hi I like to write because it helps me to express feelings that I can't express verbally. #writersmovement -6:15 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Good question: HUB is self published right now but, once we sell a few, will try the traditional route (maybe). I enjoy... #writersmovement -6:15 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter What keeps me motivated to write is me knowing that I am putting out something that's unique and can't be duplicated. #writersmovement -6:14 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter is HUB is self published book or traditionally published? #writersmovement -6:14 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter ... as well as Lulu.com, Amazon.com and the ibookstore for the ipad. #writersmovement -6:12 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement The Deluxe Edition is coming out probably in early to Mid June and can be find on www.whatishub.net ... #writersmovement -6:12 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @Letitia30 Hello ;-) Tell us a little about you and your motivation for writing #writersmovement -6:11 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter Where can we find the "Deluxe Edition" ? #writersmovement -6:11 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 RT @WritersMovement: It's writersmovement chat time! Introduce yourself #writersmovement -6:11 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement stories that need and wants to be told. I also would like to make a decent living from my craft also ;-) #writersmovement -6:10 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement novel...my motivation for writing is the mental escape I experience. being able to become whoever I want and creating #writersmovement -6:09 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement BTW, this is @AuthorTiffanie (you knew that ;-) ) Mother of 2...ex song writer...current writer of literary. working on 1st #writersmovement -6:08 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement Good to hear. We decided to put out a "Deluxe Edition" and we decided to make it free 2 build fan base. #writersmovement -6:08 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block PromoteUGuru RT @AuthorTiffanie: RT @WritersMovement: #WritersMovement chat will begin in 5 minutes... So #writers, grab a drink and join us for an hour of writers convo! -6:07 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement read more! #writersmovement -6:07 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement I read the human/vampire excerpts on your blog...I've never been into vampire stories but yours pulled me in. I wanted to #writersmovement -6:07 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter I feel that I have some great stories to tell so that's why I love to do what I do. And you? #writersmovement -6:06 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter ... as well as a novel I'm working on that is more on the romance tip. My motivation for writing is a need to tell a story. #writersmovement -6:05 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter I am 33, father of two, husband of one . ;-) My current work involves a graphic novel delaing w/humans & vampires.... #writersmovement -6:05 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement so far, it looks like its just us #writersmovement -6:04 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Is anyone else here or is it just us two? #writersmovement -6:04 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter tells us a little bit about yourself, your work, and your writing motivation #writersmovement -6:04 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter the topic for today is " Why do you write" #writersmovement -6:03 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter @WritersMovement My pleasure. #writersmovement -6:02 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement @maddwriter Good afternoon! thanks for joining the "movement" today ;-) #writersmovement -6:02 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement It's writersmovement chat time! Introduce yourself #writersmovement -6:01 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block maddwriter Afternoon everyone #writersmovement -6:00 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block AuthorTiffanie RT @WritersMovement: #WritersMovement chat will begin in 5 minutes... So #writers, grab a drink and join us for an hour of writers convo! -5:57 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block WritersMovement Writers Movement chat will begin in 5 minutes... So #writers, grab a drink and join us for an hour of writers convo! #writersmovement -5:56 PM May 22nd, 2010



Feature | Block Letitia30 RT @WritersMovement: #WritersMovement will be having the first meet and greet chat today at 6pm EST time. Please RT! #writers #poetry #amwriting #write -5:50 PM May 22nd, 2010

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