PracticeMusicians practice playing their instruments, dancers rehearse their moves, painters experiment with color, texture, form. Do writers practice, or is the act of writing practice enough? Are first, second and subsequent drafts the practice to the performance which is the published book? Over at Fiction University, author Janice Hardy asks the question, Do Writers Practice Their Art?

Join us for #LitChat MediaMonday on July 14, 2014 when we discuss, Do Writers Practice Their Art? Follow #LitChat on Twitter or login directly to our dedicated channel at

Beyond Grace's Rainbow

Later This Week in #LitChat

Guest Host on Wednesday: Carmel Harrington

Carmel Harrington’s debut novel, Beyond Grace’s Rainbow, took readers by storm in Ireland and was soon picked up in the U.S. by Harper Collins. Her second novel, The Life You Left, released in June. Join us in welcoming Carmel to #LitChat on July 16, 2014 at 4 p.m. E.D.T.

Follow Carmel Harrington on Twitter: @happymrsh.