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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. 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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  2. A sample from chapter 1, please critique

    The winter sun filtered through the grey clouds, illuminating the patches of compressed snow that still hadn't melted. The ice layered the pavement...

    Started by Chimere Mba‎, 01-30-2011 08:21 AM
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    01-31-2011, 05:37 PM Go to last post
  3. Warning: Sexual material in this post.Dark Erotica

    Ok, this was a preface for my book but I am thinking of making it chapter one. My editor thinks it is to sexually graphic for a preface. I wanted to...

    Started by Margaret Compeau‎, 01-29-2011 09:55 AM
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  4. Looking for constructive advice

    This is the first page or so of a new project of mine titled "Salem: The Hunted" which is written to the young adult market. I'm a writers.net...

    Started by Danielle Bowers‎, 01-30-2011 02:14 PM
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    01-30-2011, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  5. Ready to pluck away at a WN newby?

    This is roughly 650 words from my 1st chap. Is it slow? Is it crap? Feel free to rip it to shreds. I gots rhino skin! (I hope) Chapter 1 It was...

    Started by Shaun .‎, 01-28-2011 08:41 PM
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    01-30-2011, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  6. Question before a post

    Hi, I wanted to post part of chapter one that I am working on for a second novel. According to my editor the book is going to be most likely...

    Started by Margaret Compeau‎, 01-29-2011 06:11 AM
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  7. Desperate For Critique!

    Hello All, Below is a draft of the first few paragraphs of a novel I'm attempting. The history is accurate, also use of terms like "tis" etc. Is...

    Started by Julie Harris‎, 01-28-2011 11:06 AM
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    01-29-2011, 03:22 PM Go to last post
  8. Was it something I said?

    I don't really know where to post this question, so I'm posting it to the forum in question. In a recent post on this forum, I made grammatical...

    Started by Shaun .‎, 01-29-2011 08:13 AM
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    01-29-2011, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  9. The first few words of my opening scene, Please critique

    "One o'clock! One o'clock!" "Honey, calm down, she's sixteen she can make choices for herself." "She was supposed to be back by ten! What the hell...

    Started by Chimere Mba‎, 01-28-2011 02:12 AM
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  10. I would LOVE to know what you think

    This is a sample taken from my blog. "Life is many things, it's hard, complicated, challenging. spontaneous, full of surprises good and bad, it...

    Started by Patrick Sweeney‎, 01-28-2011 09:20 AM
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    01-28-2011, 11:29 AM Go to last post
  11. 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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  12. Beginning or middle?

    This is the beginning two sections of a chapter I am working on in my novel. I am not sure if I should add to the beginning, and make this the...

    Started by Margaret Compeau‎, 01-27-2011 06:01 PM
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    01-28-2011, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  13. Part of the First Chapter...With Paragraph Breaks!

    Hopefully my last one will be taken down by the moderators since it's pretty much impossible to read...sorry for the repeat! Anyway, this is the...

    Started by Oisin Ni Bhaoill‎, 01-26-2011 09:51 AM
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    01-27-2011, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  14. On Instamatic

    Click on the picture On Instamatic It’s her,

    Started by martin shaw‎, 01-15-2011 07:02 AM
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    01-27-2011, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  15. Sergeants

    I was thinking of putting together some cold-war memoirs of the army, and call the collection 'Olive Drab.' This would be the first chapter. See any...

    Started by Al Carty‎, 01-23-2011 03:22 PM
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    01-27-2011, 12:13 PM Go to last post
  16. First Chapter of my novel - Sample

    He could hear the heavy footsteps closing behind him as he ran through the narrow path of the wide spread garden in front of the house; in front of...

    Started by Shrinidhi Kcoundinya‎, 01-25-2011 12:18 AM
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    01-26-2011, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  17. Gliders............... re-jiggered

    Gliders ‘That was a bomb, Sir, but in case you didn’t know, it’s blown a great big gaping wound in your head. Hello! Hello, hello. HA! Ha,...

    Started by martin shaw‎, 01-24-2011 04:03 PM
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    01-26-2011, 12:48 AM Go to last post
  18. A bit of me book... It needs work. I like this, but didn't send it

    “Troop-t-r-o-o-p, shun!” he bawled. We instantly sprang to attention, as Major Part turned to face us. Immediately he glanced over in my...

    Started by martin shaw‎, 01-16-2011 10:45 AM
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  19. The NightCap

    Ok, so I reworked the passage using shorter sentences, forbidding anything from impeding the unadulterated flow of prose. Interim, during the...

    Started by Author Pendragin‎, 01-20-2011 01:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    01-23-2011, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  20. Tips for New Years Eve Party Planning

    New Years Eve is an exciting holiday for many. It is traditionally one of the holidays in which most people participate in parties with friends and...

    Started by johnbair johnbair‎, 01-19-2011 01:09 AM
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    01-21-2011, 01:11 PM Go to last post

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