Over the years, I’ve received many emails from writers asking me to be their writing mentor. I’m honored by the requests, but like many authors with larger-than-they-can-keep-up-with platforms, I simply don’t have time to fulfill every request for help I receive.
Instead, I hope my blog here can act as a “virtual mentorship,” as many of my posts are essentially brain dumps of everything I know about a topic. I’ve joked before that one reason my posts are epic-length (and take me so long to write, often requiring 6-8+ hours of work) is that I’ve learned too much stuff about writing to keep my brain dumps short. *snicker*
But recently I did volunteer to become a writing mentor, and I want to share this opportunity with hopeful mentees here. So let’s talk about how to make the most of a mentorship — real or virtual