Writing Forums

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!

Awards

WF Member Awards WF Member Awards
WF Star
Outstanding contribution
Total awarded: 100
Star Critter
Outstanding critiques award
Total awarded: 63
Star Advisor
Award in recognition for solid advice given throughout the forum.
Total awarded: 20
The Purple Patch
Awarded by Mentors to members (new and old) who distinguish themselves on the forum.
Total awarded: 153
Immortalised
You have reached a staggering 10,000 posts.
Total awarded: 11
The Sir Likedalot Medal
Your posts have earned more than 1000 Likes; you must be doing something right.
Total awarded: 103
Sir Jester Bitt Ovolaf
The Great Fun award for entertaining posts which in total have earned over 1000 LOLs.
Total awarded: 30
The WF Grate-full Award
Thanks for your posts which have earned more than 1000 Thanks.
Total awarded: 47
Members' Choice Member chosen monthly (and annual) awards
Member-Inspired Awards Awards inspired by, or created for, specific WF members
The George Potter Award / Star Judge 15
A special award for Challenge Judges who have given their time and energy for 15 or more Challenges.
Total awarded: 12
The Fin - Challenge Meister Award
For continued outstanding contributions to the WF community through the management of the monthly Challenges.
Total awarded: 12
The Pandora / WF Treasure Award
For consistently showing a friendly face, support and service to the forum community and enriching the forum through your presence. May only be awarded to any past recipient of any Star award, The Fin, the Purple Patch, or DSO.
Total awarded: 26
Challenge Major Challenge Awards
Star Judge 5
A special award for Challenge Judges who have given their time and energy for five or more Challenges.
Total awarded: 56
Star Judge 10
A special award for Challenge judges who have given their time and energy for ten or more challenges.
Total awarded: 29
LM Pulitzer
LM or Colors of Fiction challenge winners
Total awarded: 128
Laureate
Poetry challenge winner
Total awarded: 83
WF Prize Challenge Winner
Award for the special prize Challenges rather than the regular LM or Poetry Challenges.
Total awarded: 13
Purple Pip
An encouragement award for "new and improved" member winners of the Mentor-managed challenges.
Total awarded: 30
Poetry Hill Pip
For the Poetry Hill New Poets' Challenge.
Total awarded: 0
The Side Trip Pip
For winners of Side Trips Non Fiction Challenges aimed at encouraging members new to non-fiction storytelling.
Total awarded: 9
Pendekoid Poet
Awarded to a poet who has completed and posted more than fifteen poems in a NaPoWriMo challenge.
Total awarded: 9
Quotidian Poet
Awarded to a poet who has completed and posted one poem every day during a NaPoWriMo challenge.
Total awarded: 65
Published/Produced/Performed Live For Professionally published works, productions or live performances
Published Artist/Photographer
For published visual art and photography
Total awarded: 34
Broadcast Award
For recorded or live-to-air work broadcast by television or radio
Total awarded: 10
Emmy - Live Performance
For performing one’s own creative work in front of a live audience.
Total awarded: 9
Recorded Songs Award
For professionally recorded music or lyrics
Total awarded: 3
Ozzie - Movie Mogul
For creating a video for the promotion or dissemination of creative work.
Total awarded: 5
The Career/Lifetime Achievement Award
For 25 years or more in professional writing, editing, journalism-related work, or performing arts.
Total awarded: 12
Published Academic Reviewer, Editor or Producer
For academic reviews, editing and/or publishing original written, visual or performing arts works produced by other people.
Total awarded: 23
Published Writer
For individual published short stories and articles.
Total awarded: 184
Published Non Fiction Author
For published non-fiction in book form
Total awarded: 11
Published Author
For published novels and single author short story collections or poetry anthologies.
Total awarded: 90
Published Poet or Songwriter/Lyricist
For published poetry or song lyrics.
Total awarded: 176
Staff Only Awards and recognitions for staff
WF Star Staffer
For an outstanding individual effort towards the welfare of WF and its members.
Total awarded: 71
DSO Level 1
For volunteering time for service to WritingForums.
Total awarded: 14
DSO Level 2
For meritorious service to WritingForums
Total awarded: 19
DSO Level 3
For exceptional service to WritingForums
Total awarded: 19
DSO Level 4
For distinguished service to WritingForums
Total awarded: 26
DSO Level 5
For Extraordinary service to WritingForums
Total awarded: 9
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