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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!


  1. Mikeyboy_esq

    What MOTIVATED you to finish book no. 1?

    Dear Author Friends: What MOTIVATED you to finish book no. 1? The thing that helped me most was publicly sharing my author goal on social media and asking friends & family to hold me accountable. During the 4 LONG YEARS it took to complete my debut book, I can't tell you how many times folks...
  2. Mikeyboy_esq

    PRO TIP: Use Social Media to Motivate you to Write!

    5 years ago, I set a PERSONAL GOAL of writing my first book about college teaching tips. To keep me motivated, I publicly announced this goal and a 1-year deadline on FB.Instead of keeping it secret, I wanted the peer pressure of friends and family to remind me of this goal from time to time...
  3. Galen

    Skill, Inspiration, Motivation or Accident; Why do you write Non-Fiction?

    Why do you write Non-Fiction? While in my career, writing was just one part of my responsibilities. I wrote company newsletters, press releases, report summaries, website information pages, user manuals and more. But, as a prematurely retired person, I decided to finish one of my novels...
  4. siliconpoetry

    How to gain Inspiration, making money and not caring about being popular

    Ok. So to start off, I am not a professional at this point nor am I schooled in writing except for college. On that note, I am also an introvert and this shows in my ability to stay afloat as a social butterfly. The reason I mention that is because it seems like my metric of facebook interaction...
  5. mblank

    Motivation for longer works

    I get into really long and in depth works, and have a couple of novels going, but I seem to stall out pretty early. I have a plots, characters, ideas, and I can make them interesting when I actually sit down to write. So far, though, I haven't made it past 25,000 words. My main problem seems...
  6. Taknovrthewrld


    Hello, WF members. You can call me Calvin. I am 21 years old, currently studying business, and have wanted to be a writer since I was around ten years old. When I was that young I used to write stories on the computer about Mario and Luigi and have my mother edit them. I like to make rhyming...
  7. smiledreamlove

    Lacking motivation - what helps you?

    I have two fictions that I've written a substantial amount on... both really good ideas and both fictions I treasure completely. And are two fictions that I've not really touched in awhile. It's irksome to be a writer that isn't writing! I look back on the years passed and how I used to write...
  8. egriffith

    Is my main character too passive?

    I am writing a story set in Japan 400 years ago. A 10-year-old boy is orphaned when his parents are caught up in a rebellion. He is rescued by a mysterious stranger. He is mostly following his mentor and reacting to a new environment for a good portion of the story. How-to books say there should...