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

    1. New and past WF Newsletter announcement and comments threads can be found here.

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

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    4. For the promotion of books (and more) published by FoWF (Friends of WF), Veterans and Staff.

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

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

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  3. Publishing Threads / Posts  Last Post

    All things published and how to get there.

    1. A space for WF Members to seek Beta Readers for their writing projects, or to offer Beta Reading services.

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    2. Discussion and questions about general publishing issues

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    3. Questions and discussion addressing working with agents and traditional publishing houses

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    4. Discussion about the processes, procedures and approaches used for self-publishing original works

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    5. Tips and advice on effective editing and preparation of original works

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    6. Questions and discussion about literary publications and magazines, both print and digital

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

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

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

    The increasingly popular monthly 'Literary Maneuvers' fiction and Poetry challenges etc. can be found here.

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

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

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  5. 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. If you wish to retain exclusive or first publication rights to your works, you should post them in the appropriate Workshop.

      Dedicated Patron: rcallaci
      Dedicated Senior Mentor: Firemajic

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      1. The Poetry Hill

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    2. Post your original songs.

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    3. Discuss the work of poets and songwriters.

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

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    5. 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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    6. Other challenges, prompts and poetic word games

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    7. 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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  6. Prose - Fiction and Scripts Threads / Posts  Last Post

    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.

    1. 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. Post your plays and film scripts.

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  7. 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
      Dedicated Patron: Olly Buckle.

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  8. 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. So, what's happening, has happened, or will happen, in your life?

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

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    4. Share your crafts and creative hobbies.

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    5. The Games Room

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

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    Links and happenings outside WF.

    1. The WritingForums.com and its members past, present, and future online or published presence outside of the home forum - Facebook, Flashes, Showcase, Publishing projects. Plus Outside Resources and more!

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    2. Share your recommended reading.

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

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

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    5. 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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    2. 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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