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Fiction Writers

The digital meeting place for a fiction writers group in which anyone is welcome. If you would like feedback on your work you can post a link to it here in the discussion forum.

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Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2015

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Creating characters

Started by Brian Jud Aug 4, 2015. 0 Replies

The reader should be able to identify with and care about the characters in the sense that the characters seem real to the reader. The characters must do something, and what they do must seem…Continue

Do not confuse the terms “book” and “content”

Started by Brian Jud Jul 22, 2015. 0 Replies

People do not buy books per se, they purchase what the information in the book will do for them. With non-fiction they purchase wealth gain (success), weight loss (beauty) or health (longevity).…Continue

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Free e-books you can download or read online

Started by Brian Jud Jul 12, 2015. 0 Replies

Project Gutenberg https://www.gutenberg.org: Project Gutenberg offers over 49,000 free e-books you can download or read online. All e-books are published by…Continue

Web directory of literary magazines and presses

Started by Brian Jud Jul 1, 2015. 0 Replies

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP  -- http://www.clmp.org). The CLMP offers a free and comprehensive Web directory listing of literary magazines and…Continue

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Comment by Alton Loveless on December 31, 2015 at 2:38pm

I am a recent member and wish to create friendships with others in the publishing of books.

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Comment by Brian Jud on April 2, 2013 at 6:03pm

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