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The Fantastic Writers' Workshop 2017 Festival of Writing programme has just launched. If you want to get your work in front of agents this is the perfect way to meet them and talk about your writing.http://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/FestivalofWriting2017.
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  • If you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?
    None
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Sophisticated
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    You are, my friend.
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    Cloud Atlas. The Book of Clouds. My life as a Cumulo-Nimbus, etc
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Perfectly balanced
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Who needs editing? I am perfect already
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    Let the sun shine through.
    Your worst habit?
    Rain. Snow. Hail.
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    It is a tough game, but everyone does their best
    Where do you write?
    Up above, naturally. I'm a cloud
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    I dislike paragliders very much. They hurt.

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    Get back to your tinned fish, you bot.
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    The WordCloud The Fantastic Writers' Workshop 2017 Festival of Writing programme has just launched. If you want to get your work in front of agents this is the perfect way to meet them and talk about your writing.http://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/FestivalofWriting2017.html
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    The WordCloud Struggling with plotting?Characters not coming to life? Lost your voice? If you want to get the basics under control then look no further! Our 6 week How to Write A Novel Course will give you the tools to tackle these issues and inspire your workhttp://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/Courses/How-To-Write-A-Novel-Beginners-6-Weeks-Online-Course.html
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    The WordCloud Struggling with plotting?Characters not coming to life? Lost your voice? If you want to get the basics under control then look no further! Our 6 week How to Write A Novel Course will give you the tools to tackle these issues and inspire your work
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    The WordCloud Are you struggling with your plotting? Are your characters not coming to life? Where is your voice? If you want to get the basics under control then look no further! Our 6 week How to Write A Novel Course will give you the tools to tackle these writing issues and inspire your writing. Course start 09.02.17 http://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/Courses/How-To-Write-A-Novel-Beginners-6-Weeks-Online-Course.html
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    The WordCloud So, it's time to get your 2017 Diaries out. If you want to get published, if you want to know about the industry, if you want to meet agents, if you want feedback on your work...then bookings are now open for our GETTING PUBLISHED DAY 4th March, London
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    The WordCloud Get your writing in order! The Writers' Workshop have launched a brilliant new course CREATIVE NON-FICTION aimed at those wanting to write a memoir, blog or travel story. For more details on all courses take a look here:http://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/Creative-Writing-Courses.html
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  • BP
    by BP 1 year ago
    Sent you a wave as we are the only two people on line ... except you are a cloud.
  • SecretSpi
    by SecretSpi 3 years ago
    Whoops, WordCloud - you've fallen prey to the rogue apostrophe in your blog title. Happens to the best of us ;)
  • Raine
    by Raine 3 years ago
    Hello Oh WordCloud, just to let you know that the new format is still not working through Firefox - the top banners are all over the place. Rx
  • Hil
    by Hil 3 years ago
    Hello WordCloud. Do we have any dates for such a thing as a Festival of Writing in York? Will there be one? Is it in September? (don't want to clash with holiday!) Thank you.
  • Tony
    by Tony 3 years ago
    have you noticed a new member, kittychen, who has posted a few (interesting enough) blogs, but all advertising her printers?
    http://writing-community.writersworkshop.co.uk/members/profile/10211
  • Jill
    by Jill 4 years ago
    Dear Word Cloud

    Just wondering whether anything can be done to cure the problem of formatted blogs or forum pieces sometimes coming out 'en bloc' without any spacings/paragraph spaces whatsoever?

    I have experienced this and have noticed it happening more and more with others' posts. It does make the work a wee bit difficult to read.

    Hoping the techies will be able to help.

    Jill :)
  • Barny
    by Barny 4 years ago
    Hi - in the critiques forum there used to by IIRC three sticky posts - how to give feedback, hoe to request feedback and I forget what the third one was. All but the first have disappeared, any chance of reinstating? And on the how to request feedback, how about adding a request that posters of successive chapters/episodes include a link to the previous episode at the top of their new posting?
  • bazbaron
    by bazbaron 4 years ago
    Just had a thought about the annual FOW and on-line courses. I don't know how feasible it is, but it would be a great thing indeed if members could have an account to pay into, you know on the lines of PayPal.

    There are quite a few 'skint' wannabe writers who could benefit by paying in an odd few quid over the year so that it's not a strain on the budget and use the proceeds for paying for course and the FOW. Just an idea. :-)
  • Old Fat Prop
    by Old Fat Prop 4 years ago
    All sorted...



    How bizzare...(great song by Kiwi band, OMC) twood seem that firefox is fine.... must be an ie thing then.... never miiiind...... Cheers for the butt,CW.


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    Caducean Whisks commented on Old Fat Prop's wall:

    Proppie, excuse my butting in, but what do you mean, comments have been disabled? I just had a look and the comment boxes appears there fine for me. If they've disappeared for some people, I put money on it being Internet Explorer that those peeps ...
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    by Old Fat Prop 4 years ago
    Morning WC, I have noticed that comments to some of my blogs have been disabled. I have had some queries about that from some other members... any ideas? Blogs affected at the moment are FoW -Mudlfat and My Spare One part 2.. any help appreciated... Prop