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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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"Well done for putting this up for critique. Daeds has given excellent advic" - John Alty
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Latest Post 5 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 24 days 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 6 months ago
Coffee Break - Reviews & Other Discussions
Book reviews, chat & biscuits. A general discussion forum.
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"Hi I am new here too! I also just recently started writing again in my free" - Lio
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Latest Post 24 days ago
Writing Techniques
The place to exchange thoughts and ask for help on writing technique
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"The Story Grid book is excellent too. I'm working my way through the podcas" - Julie C
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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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"Out of five subs I've made so far for my WIP, I've had three no replies. On" - RichardB
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Latest Post 16 days ago
Competitions
Our regular Word Cloud comps. For non-WC competitions see News.
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"My first and probably only attempt at dystopia. Short and sweet. Some exple" - John Alty
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Latest Post 16 hours ago
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 4 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 12 days 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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"I think this http://www.writ" - Lio
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Latest Post 18 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 5 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, Polly, your book looks interesting - I shall be buying it shortly. By t" - Newbie
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Latest Post 25 days 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 8 months ago