Draft of Questions for 10/7/14 #TeachWriting Chat – Audience (courtesy guest moderator, Angela Stockman, @angelastockman)
1. What makes an audience real?
2. How do you help writers determine who their best audiences are and where they might find them?
3. When does it make sense for writers to connect to a wider audience? When does it make sense for them to firewall their works?
4. Protecting time for authentic writing is critical. How do we do this in the face of high stakes testing?
5. How do you respond to writers who are reluctant to connect with wider audiences?
6. How do you help writers consider the unintended consequences of making their work public?
7. Please recommend markets, contests, communities + other outlets where young writers might connect with audience.
8. As writers strive to connect with audiences, how much support is too much for teachers to provide?
9. What are you currently writing? Who is your audience? How do you connect with them?