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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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"Guys thank you very much for your invaluable input, to be honest i'm reaval" - S J Hughes
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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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Coffee Break - Reviews & Other Discussions
Book reviews, chat & biscuits. A general discussion forum.
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"I work in a FE college and have some idea of the above, although don't work" - Yo
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Writing Techniques
The place to exchange thoughts and ask for help on writing technique
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"I never change back-and-forth between points of view within one scene. Howe" - Gus
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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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"I really don't think that's the case. If we had a slush pile right in front" - Catasshe
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Competitions
Our regular Word Cloud comps. For non-WC competitions see News.
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""And here the sea-fogs lap and cling, And here, each warning each, The sh" - Stevie
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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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"The Trustee from the Toolroom by Neville Shute is about someone who is enti" - AlanP
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How to get around on the Cloud
A place to discuss any technical questions about using this site.
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"With a tadge of oojimiflippin about, I can answer my own question. The wall" - Rae
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Self-publishing
A place to chat about all things self-publishing - and a place to seek and exchange advice & experiences
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"Ah. That's good to know. Thank you. :)" - falcieri
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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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"Thank you KallieRosa. I knew someone would answer eventually. I thought it " - falcieri
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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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"Yay! Well done, Daisy! Delighted for you x" - Noodledoodle
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Places to Visit
Fun places on the web for writers and language lovers.
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"Hi, I'm" - AnnaPike
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