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!

WritingForums Rules

WF Member citizenship rules:

Absolutely No:


Trolling and flaming
Forum Flooding
Advertising without approval
Obscenity, pedophilia, incitement to criminal activity
Snuff fiction
Plagiarism
Creating multiple accounts

Posting Etiquette:

Stick to the discussion at hand, off-topic posts, or own work in someone else's thread will be removed.
Critiquing should be helpful to the author's work. Likewise, if you ask for a critique don't fight about it
Keep critique about the work, not the author
Duplicate posts/cross-posts are not allowed
Posting more than two pieces on the creative boards per 24 hours is not allowed.
Do Not Post Creative Writing Posts for Critiques or Advice as PDF Attachments or External Links
In-depth reading of larger works is for beta readers please refer to the Beta Readers' forum
Titles should be G rated and mature content must include a disclaimer
All avatars, usernames and comments in signatures need to be G rated

Intellectual property:

Using other's work is not allowed. Small citation (fair use) is only allowed with proper citation (author, work, date, publisher)
To retain your first publication rights please use the workshops which are not visible to new members, search engines and guests.

Private Information:

We don't give out your private information and strongly recommend that you don't give it out, either.
Private conversations need to stay private. Posting them on the forum is regarded as a breach of the rules, and may lead to a ban.


Advertising:

Third party advertising or promotion of any kind without prior approval by an Administrator is prohibited on the main boards. **Please contact Admin for further details**
Members are allowed to link to their outside work or other website in their signature once they have access to signature options.
Members with books or other creative artworks for sale on Amazon or any online or bricks & mortar outlet may add a link in their signature and promote in Members' Published Work forum.

Blog Policy and Posting Rules

Blogging on Writing Forums is an outlet for free creative expression, a space where you can stretch your wings and talk about the things that interest you. It is an opportunity to add interesting content to the site, to show off what our writers can do. We would like Writing Forums to be the best writer's site on the web so the rules and guidelines that keep the content of the rest of the site to a higher standard also apply to the blogs.

Want to use the WF Blog? Please check the policy and rules and rules before posting > Here

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