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  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: What to expect when submitting work for critique: *Read Before You Post*

    Please limit posts to 1000 words or less. If your post contains graphic sexual content, violence or obscenity, please make a note in the subject...

    Started by Victoria‎, 08-24-2011 02:34 PM
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  1. “DEAFBEAT” 986 words Please Critique

    Aside from the ms you already know of, I've been working on this short story (trying my hand at a 1st person POV). Is the talent show opening good,...

    Started by Shaun .‎, 05-10-2011 12:02 PM
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    07-10-2011, 11:55 PM Go to last post
  2. YA SF- 800 words

    Hi guys, A while ago I posted this section of my book and have re-written it to try and dig out the exposition and attach a couple of hooks. I've...

    Started by Emily MacGowan‎, 11-18-2011 06:46 PM
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    12-01-2011, 06:34 AM Go to last post
  3. Writing Sample 2 *CONTAINS GRAPHIC LANGUAGE, VIOLENCE*

    ok, let's try this again. this submission was taken from the ongoing story and therefore will be missing some background information. however,...

    Started by rodentsoldier‎, 03-21-2014 10:23 AM
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    04-11-2014, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  4. Writing Sample *CONTAINS GRAPHIC LANGUAGE*

    Private First Class Case sat in the last seat of the rear row watching the ground whip past below the formation of high speed aircraft. He thought...

    Started by rodentsoldier‎, 03-17-2014 06:49 AM
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  5. Writing from a man's POV - Paranormal Romance

    This is a scene between the nephilim and their father, the fallen angel. This is the beginning of the second chapter in my novel, I switch between...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 01-25-2011 10:16 AM
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    01-31-2011, 05:44 PM Go to last post
  6. Writing an interesting opening

    I've started reading Sol Steins On Writing as advised by several people on this forum. So I've been trying to take his advise on making the opening...

    Started by Will Prendergast‎, 04-24-2012 02:32 AM
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    04-29-2012, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  7. Write-Off

    No one's posted a story in nearly 2 months on this board so here's a flash fiction story from my collection Last Dance & Other Stories: It starts...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 04-20-2016 11:03 AM
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    06-17-2016, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  8. Worth continuing?

    I'm messing around with starting a comedy fantasy. What do people think? Worth continuing? This is, of course, simply first draft.

    Started by msknight‎, 10-07-2015 03:07 AM
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    12-29-2015, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Wondering (Poem) - Critique

    I'm not sure what I'm looking for exactly here, but I'd like this poem to be as refined as possible before I send it out. It's for a friend of mine...

    Started by T M‎, 07-20-2011 01:14 PM
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    07-22-2011, 11:26 AM Go to last post
  10. WIP (Sunstone Chronicles for now), Prologue

    Hi all, been a while since I posted. I'm trying to work up some creative energy to continue working on increasing my writing volume since my...

    Started by John Chritton‎, 09-16-2011 03:08 PM
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    09-28-2011, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  11. Why You Should Proofread

    http://news.yahoo.com/colonel-sanders-secret-manuscript-revealed-201211341.html Here's a good example of why we always encourage writers to read...

    Started by leslee‎, 11-10-2011 07:25 PM
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    11-16-2011, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  12. Moved: Why we write (thanks George)

    Started by Brock Perks‎, 06-05-2011 06:07 PM
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    06-05-2011, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  13. White Mocha Opening Scene - Critique

    Some of you have helped me so much with this. I wanted to repost because I have changed the opening of my first chapter to begin with the card and...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 02-08-2011 06:32 AM
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    02-09-2011, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  14. White Chocolate Mocha - REVISED

    Hey, I'm back. I've worked on this all weekend and I want to know if this is better or have I made it worse. I've added some to it and hopefully...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 08-07-2011 06:26 PM
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    08-21-2011, 05:18 AM Go to last post
  15. White Chocolate Mocha - Opening Scene

    I know that the opening line, paragraph, scene must capture an agent's attention and I would love to know if this is interesting, boring, terrible. ...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 01-21-2011 11:22 AM
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    08-27-2011, 05:10 AM Go to last post
  16. which scene first?

    I'm working on the opening of my thriller and cannot decide which of the following scenes should go first. Chronologically they are now in reverse...

    Started by Kenneth Teicher‎, 02-23-2011 01:14 PM
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    02-28-2011, 01:22 PM Go to last post
  17. Where am I?

    So, through a hop, skip and search I found this here forum. As far as I can tell it isn't listed on the forums page. So I thought I'd post this here...

    Started by Del‎, 04-26-2011 09:13 PM
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    04-26-2011, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  18. When Death Knocks (working title) A Short Story

    First off, WARNING: violence, sex and foul language ahead. Also thanks for looking!! I would love to receive some opinions/critiques on this piece....

    Started by Miranda Clementine‎, 07-12-2011 10:28 PM
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    07-27-2011, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  19. Exclamation What to expect when you ask for a critique at Writers.net *READ Before You Post*

    Writers.net members offer honest and unbiased critique here in the forums. When you post a writing sample for critique, you may receive responses...

    Started by Victoria‎, 08-07-2011 08:18 AM
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    08-22-2011, 10:59 PM Go to last post
  20. Wink What to expect when submitting work for critique: *Read B4 You Post*

    What to expect when submitting work for critique: *Read Before You Post* Please limit posts to 1000 words or less. Then again, too little is a...

    Started by Herman Munster‎, 02-23-2012 08:04 PM
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    02-24-2012, 07:38 AM Go to last post

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