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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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    08-24-2011, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  1. "A Quiet Man" first few pages...

    Alright, I thought I could stay away from writing for a bit turns out, I can't! So, here is a new project I'm working on and is not related to the...

    Started by Kyle Anderson‎, 12-05-2011 06:00 PM
    12 Pages
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    12-14-2011, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  2. First critique request

    A little background - this story takes place in a fictional Star Wars universe that overlaps with a lot of other sci-fi universes. (Buck Rogers,...

    Started by Ledopmi‎, 07-08-2016 07:59 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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    07-31-2016, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  3. Prologue (first part)

    Hi everyone. This is a prologue to a horror novel (some profanity). Tear it apart. I had to split it into two parts (2000 words total), but it's...

    Started by The Tinman‎, 08-31-2016 03:39 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    09-06-2016, 11:50 AM Go to last post
  4. A flash fiction - Circle

    I don't usually do flash. I am more of a novel and short story gal! But this was for a contest and it didn't place. Might be because it is crap......

    Started by Debbi V‎, 12-29-2015 01:07 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 55
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    01-10-2016, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  5. Eire Spore page 1

    To see if I am getting better I have tossed y'all the first page of a short story I am writing. It is all dialogue so excuse the lack of breaks....

    Started by Craig‎, 08-23-2014 05:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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    08-30-2014, 05:31 AM Go to last post
  6. My writing samples

    This from a sci-fi I'm working on now. Thanks. I rolled on my back to face the sky, the stiff pain in my neck reemerged for a moment then...

    Started by 06Casuality‎, 12-09-2013 07:05 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
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    05-22-2016, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  7. First scene - comments?

    2 Posts because length -_- Leon groaned as his eyes drifted open, the scorching pain in the back of them telling him that they didn’t take kindly to...

    Started by CryingCicada‎, 03-08-2012 11:19 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
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    03-13-2012, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  8. Richard Blaine

    Richard Blaine gives essence to the question that has puzzled many for years – Who was Rick before he opened Rick’s Café? Even for the younger...

    Started by Jodie Christian‎, 09-11-2011 11:21 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    09-13-2011, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  9. Candy Apples and Protein

    I've been working on some flash fiction once again to help with my writing. I would love to know what you guys think of this little ditty. ...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 09-01-2011 08:02 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
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    09-16-2011, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  10. Mix-tape: Prologue and first chapter *sexual content (mild)*

    Prologue Ever thought your life needs a soundtrack? A mix-tape of well-chosen songs to accompany everyday non-events. Something classical while...

    Started by nevrborn‎, 07-01-2013 03:02 PM
    7 Pages
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    07-15-2013, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  11. Comments on this story opening?

    The dental assistant smiled very nicely and tousled his hair and said, "William, I suppose by now you're just absolutely sick of having those horrid...

    Started by robin‎, 05-16-2015 05:31 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
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    10-08-2015, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  12. Fat Cat Syndrome - Critique

    This is my opening scene for a novel I've written about the Fat Cat preachers in churches. I was hoping for a critique on this, to see if it's...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 02-11-2011 07:02 PM
    7 Pages
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    02-16-2011, 05:48 AM Go to last post
  13. thoughts on unconventional narrative style?

    Below is the first page of what I've been working on lately. Is the narrative style too unconventional? Close friends have remarked that it is...

    Started by relco‎, 03-19-2012 03:06 PM
    6 Pages
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    03-22-2012, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  14. critique first 5 pages of novel?

    Part I “You love me,” Maddy said. "No I don't." "You love me." "Love when expressed gets halved." "So you love me." "No I don’t." ...

    Started by M.S.B. Jeep‎, 08-10-2011 02:27 PM
    4 Pages
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    08-19-2011, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  15. Aliens, Inc. second try.

    Attempting rewrite of Ch 1 and welcoming all criticism. Is this any better for an opening? With his chair tilted back and his feet propped up...

    Started by n.p.doeleman‎, 04-06-2014 11:12 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    07-23-2014, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  16. Feedback request on chapter one.

    Hi all, Hope you are having a nice Saturday. It's been a long time since I posted in the forums. If you're in the mood to give feedback, please...

    Started by Naomi B.‎, 03-29-2014 06:19 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
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    04-04-2014, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  17. 3rd person or 1st person

    I've been writing in 3rd party past tense so far, but having read books recently in the 1st person present tense, I'm wondering if I'd be more suited...

    Started by Will Prendergast‎, 01-05-2014 04:43 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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    03-17-2014, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  18. New Story

    Dealing with third graders is annoying, but the parents can be just as annoying—if not more so. Jacqueline Marqaud is definitely one of the more...

    Started by Ivjohnson‎, 10-31-2016 07:40 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    11-12-2016, 06:11 PM Go to last post
  19. Forbidden Taboos of Men and Women (Adult Content)

    I'm submitting my work for critique. Thanks to those that do. Here are the first 3 parts: Leather and Lace (by Maxine Dominique) (Part...

    Started by maxine dominique‎, 07-31-2012 08:42 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
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    08-16-2013, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  20. Thump!

    Thump... Over indistinct chatter. Thump... Over shackles pummeling his knees. Thump...

    Started by Author Pendragin‎, 01-29-2012 12:35 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 38
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    02-01-2012, 11:12 AM Go to last post

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