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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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"Thanks John and Newbie for reading and for you feedback!  @Newbie -" - L.
Latest Post 1 day 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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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
Latest Post 5 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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Writing Techniques
The place to exchange thoughts and ask for help on writing technique
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"I don't think there is an exact rule but I personally prefer short chapters" - Lio
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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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"Thanks Philippa, I will definitely use similar wording to that and fingers " - Gemstar
Latest Post 7 hours ago
Our regular Word Cloud comps. For non-WC competitions see News.
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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
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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"With a tadge of oojimiflippin about, I can answer my own question. The wall" - Rae
Latest Post 10 months ago
A place to chat about all things self-publishing - and a place to seek and exchange advice & experiences
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"no crime committed, actually." - Mat
Latest Post 22 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
Latest Post 4 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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Places to Visit
Fun places on the web for writers and language lovers.
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"Easily done :)" - Philippa
Latest Post 7 months ago