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!

Frequently asked questions

Member Guide

What is the User Control Panel
The User Control Panel is where you control your personal settings, options and preferences. To visit your User Control Panel, you must have first registered on the forums. Once logged in, click on your name/icon in the header, in the top-right corner of the page. Your Settings page will open in a box with a list of options to choose from. Clicking on any one of these options will take you to a settings/preference page where you can set your profile choices. You can also see your News Feed, Content, Reactions Received and Alerts.

Additional pages and forms allow you to control:

Account Details- Shows you your account and settings.

Password and Security-You may change your existing password.

Privacy- Control your visibility and email options.

Preferences- Display, Time zone, and email options.

Signature- information that you want to include at the bottom of all your posts. This might include pictures, links to your site(s), quotes, etc.

Account Upgrades-Upgrade your account and donate/subscribe to support WF. You may also give a 'Gift Upgrade' to another member by clicking on the 'Gift Upgrade' tab beneath their avatar or the 'Gift Upgrade' button in their pop up box.

Connected Accounts- Connected accounts allow you to log in to this site more easily by using an account you already hold at one of the listed sites.

Following- To 'Follow' a member, click on their avatar and in the pop up box, click the ‘follow’ button.

Ignoring- To put a member on your ignore list, first click on their avatar and a box will pop up, click the ‘ignore’ button and you will no longer see this members posts or receive emails and messages from this specific user.