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Writing Forums is a privately-owned, community managed writing environment. We provide an unlimited opportunity for writers and poets of all abilities, to share their work and communicate with other writers and creative artists. We offer an experience that is safe, welcoming and friendly, regardless of your level of participation, knowledge or skill. There are several opportunities for writers to exchange tips, engage in discussions about techniques, and grow in your craft. You can also participate in forum competitions that are exciting and helpful in building your skill level. There's so much more for you to explore!

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WF Community (6 Viewers) Introduce yourself, or get to know our members and interview guests.

Site News and Announcements (7 Viewers)

What's happening on WF - Staff Announcements
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Introduce Yourself (42 Viewers)

Don't be shy. Step up and introduce yourself as a person.
NB- Do not post links or promote works or sites here.
Dedicated Admin: PiP
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Writing Related (12 Viewers) General discussions and questions about writing and how to make yours better.

Writing Discussion (58 Viewers)

Discuss all aspects of writing and editing; exchange advice and share tips & tricks.
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Plot and Character Development (9 Viewers)

Moderators: vranger,Phil Istine
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Publishing (2 Viewers) All things published and how to get there.

Beta Reading (2 Viewers)

A space for WF Members to seek Beta Readers for their writing projects, or to offer Beta Reading services.
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Publishing Discussion (6 Viewers)

Discussion and questions about general publishing issues
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Traditional Publishing (2 Viewers)

Questions and discussion addressing working with agents and traditional publishing houses
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Self-Publishing (7 Viewers)

Discussion about the processes, procedures and approaches used for self-publishing original works
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Editing (3 Viewers)

Tips and advice on effective editing and preparation of original works
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Cover Design (3 Viewers)

Everything about book covers for your to-be-published book.
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Marketing (3 Viewers)

For Questions and Discussions relating to Pre- and Post-Publication Marketing of your original works.
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Outside Invitations and Calls for Submissions (3 Viewers)

Outsider (non-WF) invitations and calls for submissions.
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Members' Published Work (6 Viewers)

WF members, post here about your published books and other published work.
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WF Challenges, Contests & Prompts (2 Viewers) The increasingly popular monthly 'Literary Maneuvers' fiction and Poetry challenges etc. can be found here.

Literary Maneuvers - Fiction Competitions (10 Viewers)

Monthly prompt writing challenges, competition, feedback 'n' fun.
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Poetry Challenges (2 Viewers)

Monthly challenge to display your poetic prowess. Join in on the fun and challenge yourself.
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Member Writing Challenges (6 Viewers)

Take a step on the adventurous side and try one of our fast and furious writing challenges.
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Poetry (12 Viewers) Share and discuss your poetry with others. Be aware that posts here are visible to the public and to search engines.

Poets' Showcase (51 Viewers)

Showcase your finished poetry, including spoken word, for feedback to this forum. For indepth critique please post to the Poetry and Lyrics Workshop.
Dedicated Senior Mentor: Firemajic
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Poetry Nuts & Bolts (2 Viewers)

Discuss poetic techniques, forms and styles, hints and tips. (Please do not post poetry for critique here other than specific examples to aid discussion).
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Poetry Discussion (3 Viewers)

For more philosophical poetry discussions. Please do not post poetry for critique here.
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NaPoWriMo (9 Viewers)

April is National Poetry Month. The challenge is to write 30 poems in 30 days. It's NaPoWriMo, and it only gets verse!
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Prose - Fiction and Non Fiction (4 Viewers) Be aware that 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.

Fiction Showcase (37 Viewers)

Showcase your finished Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Horror, Children's and Young Adult Stories, Humour, Scripts, Crime and Thriller Fiction, Romance etc., to this forum. For in-depth critique or to protect your first publication rights, please post to the Fiction Workshop.
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Non-Fiction (17 Viewers)

Your essays, op-eds, articles and reviews for critical appraisal
Dedicated Patron: Olly Buckle.
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NaNoWriMo (4 Viewers)

National Novel Writing Month plans, progress, help and support.
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The Living Areas (5 Viewers) Share, play, or just relax

Books & Authors, Reviews & Recommendations (13 Viewers)

Share your book reviews and recommended reading here
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The Tavern (53 Viewers)

A place to 'chillax' and socialize with other writers.
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Visual Arts (5 Viewers)

Painting, sculpture, photography, all things visual made by our members.
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Beyond the Forum (1 Viewer) Links and happenings outside WF.

Guest and WF Member Interviews (3 Viewers)

Dedicated space for WritingForums.com member interviews and Guest Interviews.This forum is visible to everyone.
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Writers' Resources (10 Viewers)

Links to and discussion of writing related sites and handy resources.
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WF Podcasts (2 Viewers)

Podcast interviews, Guest Speakers, Readings of COF, LM and Poetry.
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Feedback (4 Viewers)

Questions, Suggestions, Comments and Complaints. All new threads require moderator approval; some may be actioned off the boards, others featured in the newsletter.
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