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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. 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
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    07-23-2014, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  2. First Person Present tense vs Third Person Past

    I've rewritten this children's historical chapter book several times. Finally, I thought, I had the way to make it more "present" by being Beatrix...

    Started by DebbieBumstead‎, 08-28-2012 07:44 AM
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    09-03-2012, 08:16 AM Go to last post
  3. Go ahead, I can take it..

    I've been reading, and see lots and lots of people who come in here to post writing samples for critique, and then get all upset when they get a...

    Started by NS fw‎, 08-17-2011 01:38 PM
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    08-19-2011, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  4. Plan B

    CHAPTER ONE. The new Starry Night, built in 2360 and located on Bryson III, resembled a hundred other bars, on ten different worlds, whose...

    Started by MUSKETTER 3‎, 03-19-2013 11:13 AM
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    04-25-2013, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  5. Chapter 7 Critique please

    Ok so I asked this before kind of. The answers and what I concluded was it wasn't that important. If the chapter needs to be told in 3000 words or in...

    Started by DaBlaRR‎, 08-25-2015 08:40 PM
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    08-31-2015, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  6. The Beach

    Hey peeps, I submit the following for your judgement and would love to hear your honest opinion. You will notice that it contains absolutely no...

    Started by good morning‎, 01-20-2011 11:06 PM
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    01-28-2011, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  7. My Bad Writing Winning Entries

    Kitty was interested in seeing my award winning bad writing entries. The much missed Gopher Gold held these hilarious contests. I have to say,...

    Started by leslee‎, 02-20-2011 06:39 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 73
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    04-13-2011, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  8. D. W. Finton Critique

    D.W. Finton posted this in the New Members forum and asked for a critique. I separated it into paragraphs and posted it here for everyone to peruse....

    Started by John Oberon‎, 04-30-2014 11:00 AM
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    05-16-2014, 04:31 AM Go to last post
  9. I'm baaaack

    I've had no luck selling the book about the man who invented a device to make free electricity, which garnered so much excellent (and free) advice...

    Started by Chuck Shaw‎, 03-25-2011 04:45 PM
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    04-01-2011, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  10. Simulated Murder: Chapter Four

    I've moderated Jen's over-active imagination from the tail end of the last chapter. In chapter 4, History and Background Information, we'll get a...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 12-05-2012 05:07 PM
    4 Pages
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    12-19-2012, 04:38 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. THE PHOENIX CONSPIRACY - Synopsis

    Hello, friends! It's taken about a week to write the synopsis to my novel, THE PHOENIX CONSPIRACY. But it's a tad (okay, a few tads) too long. Most...

    Started by joshlisec‎, 04-24-2012 07:55 AM
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    synopsis
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    05-01-2012, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  13. UK based Short Story

    This is a short story I drafted myself whilst bored on a bb...please criticise/praise/donate (that was a joke) Also I would be grateful if...

    Started by Ian Francis‎, 02-04-2011 08:31 AM
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    02-11-2011, 05:40 AM Go to last post
  14. Excerpt from Tales of Erets Book Two

    So, below is an excerpt from a book I'm still in the process of editing, the sequel to the book I published to amazon.com. This is book two in the...

    Started by Nico‎, 08-13-2014 11:34 AM
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    • Replies: 18
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    06-17-2016, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  15. 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, 10-30-2011 12:30 AM
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    11-02-2011, 06:24 PM Go to last post
  16. Dark Tidings

    Here are the first six hundred words from Dark Tidings. I'm hoping to get feedback which will help me improve its appeal. The book has been published...

    Started by Ken Magee‎, 08-27-2016 11:44 PM
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    08-30-2016, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  17. Critique Needed. "Wrong Side of the Bed" w/ illustration.

    This is the first in a collection of short stories with accompanying illustrations. There is a paragraph I have left out that I'm not quite sure of....

    Started by G.J.Aitken‎, 08-31-2013 05:53 AM
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    10-14-2013, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  18. A little help, if you please...

    The day the Earth stood still started like any other. Well, the Earth didnít literally stand still, but everything on it did, so it amounts to the...

    Started by Raia‎, 05-02-2013 05:22 AM
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    05-18-2013, 07:16 AM Go to last post
  19. Fear of the Known

    Here is a draft of what I am currently thinking of as a "prelude" (is that too weird?) to my novel. It is "out of character" with the rest of the...

    Started by Gaylen Moore‎, 10-19-2011 08:50 AM
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    • Replies: 22
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    10-25-2011, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  20. Chapter 1 of the Pulse

    Chapter 1 (Twelve days after the Pulse) My little town was empty. After the Pulse, most of the seven hundred people of Morrisville had left....

    Started by Raia‎, 05-18-2013 07:38 AM
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    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 34
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    06-01-2013, 09:16 AM Go to last post

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