U-Tube is a great resource for many things. My husband uses it quite often. He’s a do-it-yourselfer who finds help, directions, videos, and multiple viewpoints any time he needs it.
As an author, I find answers—and even inspiration—by regularly listening to podcasts and tutorials.
I know. You want to write, write, write without interruption. So do I.
I’ve found the only way I want to give up time for this endeavor is to simply plan it into my weekly schedule. One afternoon a week, I take off my author hat and put on my student hat.
Nothing in life is learned through osmosis (the unconscious assimilation of ideas and knowledge) as much as we’d like to think it possible.
Most authors start out writing by going to conferences and reading books on the subject of writing. But writing rules and trends change, so don’t stop learning.
Carve out some time for continuing education each week to keep yourself “up-to-date” and in “the know.”