If you Tweet (heck, if I can do it, anyone can) you probably already know about the many live chats that pop up in Twitter. I recently discovered someone has kindly created a spreadsheet index of 500+ such live chats. There are live chats for just about everything you can imagine.
Some examples of chats of interest to writers:
There are more, but you get the general idea. Another benefit to checking out the chat schedule? You can use it to network with sources and experts for your writing. Definitely worth exploring.
Here’s the link to the google docs spreadsheet: Twitter Chat Schedule
For more information about participating in a live chat, check out the information on All Twitter; the unofficial Twitter resource