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Critiques - general
A place to read and critique members' work. NB: some of the best critiquing goes on in "Groups". Either sign up to a group that suits you - or set one up yourself. (Click "Create New" in Groups.)
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"Can you post some, .e.g no more than 2000 words here?" - Barny
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Latest Post 16 days ago
Important Information regarding Jericho Writers
Information regarding the exciting relaunch of The Writers' Workshop as 'Jericho Writers'. Information on what the updates mean for you as WordCloud users (it's all good!), and what you can expect from the new 'Townhouse' in Jericho Writers.
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"I agree with Scheherazade - okay, the software was wonky and needs changing" - Marina
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Latest Post 2 months ago
Festival of Writing
The place to talk about the York Festival ... the one that's been and the one that's coming.
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"Hi All, hope everyone is well and the creativity is flowing nicely.  J" - Lulu
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Latest Post 8 months ago
Coffee Break - Reviews & Other Discussions
Book reviews, chat & biscuits. A general discussion forum.
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"Thank you very much Scheherazade. Just writing the back cover copy and ear" - Squongo
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Latest Post 21 days ago
Writing Techniques
The place to exchange thoughts and ask for help on writing technique
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"Just a thought... If you edit one timeline and then the other by separating" - Squidge
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Latest Post 11 days ago
Agents and Publishing - and Getting Published.
Penetrate the mysteries of the publishing industry - and read some excerpts from Harry's book on Getting Published.
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"pps: the "interest" in a synopsis doesn't come from lots of description or " - Philippa
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Latest Post 8 days ago
Competitions
Our regular Word Cloud comps. For non-WC competitions see News.
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"Tornado The sky was an unnatural green, the air humid, as Aaron looked a" - John Alty
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The Heated Debate
A regular series of debates about topics of importance to writers and the books trade. We invite major contributors and welcome controversy. Let the Heated Debate begin!
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"Thanks.  Do you know anything about the processes involved in using Pa" - MosquitoFB6
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Latest Post 6 months ago
How to get around on the Cloud
A place to discuss any technical questions about using this site.
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"I just had a look at the other place you mentioned.  I was wondering w" - MosquitoFB6
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Latest Post 2 months ago
Self-publishing
A place to chat about all things self-publishing - and a place to seek and exchange advice & experiences
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"Apologies, I have just noticed the Great Word Cloud Bazaar for shameless fl" - Squongo
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Latest Post 25 days ago
The Screenwriters Club
Everything to do with film - A nice civilised sort of place where screenwriters can escape from all those horrible novelists ...
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"Hey, We wanted to let y’all know about our forthcoming film festival. " - DaisyFranklin
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Latest Post 7 months ago
The Great Word Cloud Bazaar
Have you published (or self-published) a book? If so, use the Bazaar to hawk your wares and garner reviews. Just set up a thread, tell us about your work, and remember to include an Amazon link ...
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"Hi, I've just released Vampire Fusion on Amazon Kindle. It's free 4 - 7th J" - Newbie
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Latest Post 1 month ago
Places to Visit
Fun places on the web for writers and language lovers.
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"Easily done :)" - Philippa
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Latest Post 10 months ago