'5 Things to Look Out for When Choosing a Writer's Coach
As social creatures, we all thrive when we are part of a herd. We seem to fit more easily in our own skin when we have a circle of friends, no matter how big or small that circle is. We all need to be accepted, and not judged when we mess up.
As writers, we tend to huddle over our keyboards, pecking away, drowning in coffee (or maybe green tea) and relying on our own reserves of resilience, perseverance and motivation to get that story out of our heads and on to the page. This at a time when the market is swamped with writers, storytellers and authors competing for attention from discerning and savvy readers.
But what if there was someone in your corner ? Someone who you could trust with your germ of an idea, who could help you turn it into a plot, and wave those damm pompoms from the sidelines, as you rip up that word count and hit ‘The End’ ?
We could all do with someone like that, right ? Place an add on social media, and you’ll be swamped with private messages, offering so much choice, and the odd nude photo. So here’s my Top 5 Tips to help you sort the wheat from the chaff :