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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 01:34 PM
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    08-24-2011, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  1. Testing an Intro. Sable Sea 67 words

    What I'm going for here is a slow quiet start to short story I'm working on. I know this is short and probably not a lot to work with. The dialog...

    Started by Aspring Writer MKII‎, 02-01-2012 08:43 PM
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    02-20-2012, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  2. Thump!

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

    Started by Author Pendragin‎, 01-28-2012 11:35 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
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    02-01-2012, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  3. Beginning of Amethyst

    So I finished writing my book, but I wanted to put the beginning up here. It is the part I've had the most issues with getting right, I think, so...

    Started by Allison McClish‎, 01-28-2012 09:32 PM
    allison, alumbia, amethyst, chemay, mcclish
    • Replies: 5
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    01-29-2012, 12:44 PM Go to last post
  4. Another excerpt--Your critiques are really helping me.

    Susan Wenke worked for Dreamgirls-To-Go. At home, she had a six and a four year old to feed. *Her boys stayed at home with her mom, while she went...

    Started by greg winick‎, 12-30-2011 03:31 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-01-2012, 02:37 AM Go to last post
  5. Beginning of story. How much does it suck?

    “I was just a kid, and I can remember the smell of the newspapers and the comic books. My father would take me into Jack’s Sweet Shop almost every...

    Started by greg winick‎, 12-30-2011 06:21 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-30-2011, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  6. "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 05:00 PM
    12 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 12
    • Replies: 119
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    12-14-2011, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  7. First Two Chapters Workshop - Realist Fantasy

    I've been working on this with a team of four editor-friends for a few months now and I think it's ready to be torn to shreds by the wonderful...

    Started by Matthew Bishop‎, 11-24-2011 09:50 AM
    chapters, critique, fantasy, workshop
    • Replies: 8
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    12-04-2011, 07:42 PM Go to last post
  8. Opening few lines

    Before they disintegrate on the wind, before they melt to black, before they sparkle into the sun's glare, I see them for an instant. The eyes, they...

    Started by Josh Maher‎, 11-26-2011 02:21 PM
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    12-03-2011, 09:35 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 05:46 PM
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    • Replies: 25
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    12-01-2011, 05:34 AM Go to last post
  10. My Chapter One for your opinions

    I know this is a lot, but if you do read it, I welcome opinions. Thanks! The last of the chap that I didn't post before now is separated by...

    Started by Claire Young‎, 11-27-2011 04:37 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-29-2011, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  11. First draft of my cover...

    It's a how-to on comedy giving the previously unwritten rules. My brother designed it and is going to do the next draft in front of brick to give it...

    Started by Rob Durham‎, 11-29-2011 05:24 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-29-2011, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  12. I am very new to Writers Net and I really do hope you like this? I am very new.

    In a detailed response to a publisher, I outlined in my head to call them Kunts in no uncertain terms. This is how it came out on paper. Dear...

    Started by belle ball‎, 11-27-2011 12:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-28-2011, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  13. The Today's

    I’ve been dunkin donuts and drinkin beer for years in some street bar, cum cafe. It’s elusive to main stream and part of an artery lined with grisly...

    Started by belle ball‎, 11-25-2011 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 422
    11-26-2011, 01:08 AM Go to last post
  14. 1,683 words Back in Khaki

    Back in Khaki “120 metres longer, 50 metres left.” I said. … BOOM! Kaboomfah!!! “Thanks man, we been shootin’ at that for a month.” He said.

    Started by Herman Munster‎, 11-18-2011 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-24-2011, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  15. Untitled

    I've tried to apply all the rules I've learned here to this new piece. It is chapter one, hopefully showing not telling, opening in the middle of...

    Started by Susan B‎, 10-25-2011 08:24 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
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    11-24-2011, 03:24 AM Go to last post
  16. Part of first chapter draft - No title yet

    Please could you have a look and tell me if this is making any sense at all. I need some kind of inspiration to continue writing. Its just in the...

    Started by Bertha Mukodzani‎, 10-18-2011 11:59 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    11-18-2011, 04:09 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 06:25 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 53
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    11-16-2011, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  18. Post end of Chap. One?

    I've moved along, revising, since my last post in Writing Critique. I made little changes to Chap. One since then from your suggestions. The content...

    Started by Claire Young‎, 11-15-2011 07:05 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-15-2011, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  19. Second novel is underway!

    Since this novel is complete departure from the first and will have no autobiographical ties, it's going to be a challenge! I've literally just...

    Started by Kyle Anderson‎, 11-03-2011 07:04 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,083
    11-05-2011, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  20. Please critique. Short story beginning (adult horror).

    Hi Guys. It's been kind of slow in here lately, so I decided to share this. I've begun work on my second novel, which is a prequel of the one I...

    Started by The Tinman‎, 10-29-2011 11:30 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 1,669
    11-02-2011, 05:24 PM Go to last post

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