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    Introduce yourself, or get to know our members and interview guests.

    1. Don't be shy. Step up and introduce yourself as a person.
      NB- Do not post links or promote works or sites here.
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    2. Nominated and reviewed fiction or non-fiction works posted during the previous month in WF's open creative writing forums. Winning or selected stories will be published by our media team and may earn a Pulitzer. The best or selected reviews will be quoted and may earn a Star Critter award.

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    3. Dedicated space for WF member author interviews. This forum is visible to everyone.

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    4. New and Past WF Newsletter announcement and comments threads can be found here. NB - older links might not be current (live).

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  2. Writing Related Threads / Posts  Last Post

    General discussions and questions about writing and how to make yours better.

    1. Discuss all aspects of writing and editing; exchange advice and share tips & tricks.

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    2. For essays and responses to writing topics; not about individual works or individual FAQs.

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    3. Research for your story or poem. Ask about history, technology, language etc.

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  3. WF Challenges, Contests & Prompts Threads / Posts  Last Post

    The increasingly popular LM Challenges, Colors of Fiction, and more challenges and prompts can be found here.

    1. Monthly prompt writing challenges, competition, feedback 'n' fun.

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    2. A Non-Fiction Challenge Forum. Rules, Guides, and Coffee Bar.

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    3. The scene is set; your challenge is to write it.

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    4. Exercise your writing and get specialised feedback from the Mentor team

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    5. Take a step on the adventurous side and try one of our fast and furious writing challenges.

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  4. Verse Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Share your poetry to this forum for critique and feedback. Please don't forget to reciprocate and help fellow poets.

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      Dedicated Senior Mentor: Firemajic

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      1. The Poetry Hill

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    2. Discuss poetic techniques, forms and styles. Please do not post poetry for critique here.

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    3. Monthly challenge to display your poetic prowess. Join in on the fun and challenge yourself.

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    4. Here you will find the Purple Pip Poetry Challenges, with prompts and advising judges and the benefit of revising and winning the most improved Purple Pip!
      Dedicated Mentor: jenthepen (Creative Area - Poetry).

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    5. Other challenges, prompts and poetic word games

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    6. April is National Poetry Month. The challenge is to write one poem each day in April. It's NaPoWriMo, and it only gets verse!

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  5. Prose - Fiction Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Be aware that fiction posts in this forum are visible to non members and search engines. If you wish to retain exclusive or first publication rights to your works, you should post them in the appropriate Workshop.

    1. Formerly Fiction and Short Stories. Share your short stories, novel excerpts, genre fiction and flash fiction, for critique and comment. NB: Posts are visible to everyone. Sorry, no fanfic please! Dedicated Advanced Mentor: bdcharles (Creative Area - Fiction).

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    2. Post in these genres for reviews and critique
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    3. Share works in these genre here
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    4. Works meant to raise a smile or get a laugh? ~Post here
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    5. Post in these genre for review
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    6. Works in this genre should be posted here for review.
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  6. Prose - Non Fiction Threads / Posts  Last Post

    All posts in this forum are visible to everyone. Posted original works are, therefore, deemed self published in law, although not not published by WF, and are no longer publishable under exclusive or first rights agreements. To protect first rights or exclusive publication status, please post your original works for critique in the appropriate Workshop board.

    1. Your essays, op-eds, articles and reviews for critical appraisal
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  7. Getting Seen and Published inc Self Publishing Threads / Posts  Last Post

    All things published and how to get there.

    1. The public space for Beta Readers and other registered members to discuss reading in general and beta reading in particular. This section is visible to the outside. Protected works should be posted and discussed in the Beta Readers members' only workshops.

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    2. For all things related to traditional and self publishing.

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    3. For Questions and Discussions relating to Pre- and Post-Publication Marketing of your original works.

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    4. Outsider (non-WF) invitations and calls for submissions.

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  8. Arts, Theatre, Music and Crafts Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Painting, Music, Theatre, Film Making, Woodwork, Sculpture, etc - an area for creative mediums. Share your art and projects.

    1. The great works and new works of outsiders; general discussions about visual arts, film, TV, music and theatre; the tools and resources; games and challenges; even hints and tips can be discussed here. Relevant links allowed.

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    2. Painting, sculpture, photography, all things visual made by our members.

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    3. Post your plays and film scripts.

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    4. Post your original songs.

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    5. Discuss your crafts and creative hobbies. Please note - this is not the place to discuss sports, holiday recreational pursuits or souvenir collections, or games platforms.

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  9. The Living Areas Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Share, play, or just relax

    1. General discussions and off-topic posts welcome here.

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    2. (formerly How was your week?)
      So, what's happening, has happened, or will happen, in your life?

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    3. The Games Room

      Word Games, RPGs, and Procrastination Central. Play On!

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    Links and happenings outside WF.

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    2. The authors and publishing industry professionals who graciously agreed to be interviewed and to share their insights with our members.

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    3. Podcast interviews, Guest Speakers, Readings of COF, LM and Poetry.

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    4. Outside Resources

      All the things - goods and services, or helpful sites - on offer to writers and creative artists and available online.

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