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Dealing with fear

Hello everyone. I have said that I wanted to be a writer for years now, and I have dozens upon dozens of half-started projects. I have so m…

Started by TheCalebG in Uncategorized

11 Jul 18, 2014
Reply by Natalie Cone

Do we need to know what an author looks like?

So far, I have remained fairly anonymous as far as photographic evidence of my appearance goes.  This is because I am not sure about its ne…

Started by Anna Ghislena in Uncategorized

8 Jul 17, 2014
Reply by Pax Asteriae

Punctuating And and But

I was just wondering what the general concensus was on using commas with the word 'and and 'but'? I know there is a mixed bunch here, so it…

Started by Misinformed Poet in Sample Title

0 Jul 14, 2014

Hello I'm new here

Is there also a board here for Newbies? I didn't found one, but I'm new here. Want to talk? (:

Started by Zoë in Sample Title

6 May 22, 2014
Reply by Jack Sanders

How do you prepare when writing your least comfortable scene/genre

Hi everyone, I've been wanting to ask this question for quite some and I finally managed. I guess there is a particular scene, setting or g…

Started by Essvari in Uncategorized

20 May 22, 2014
Reply by Jack Sanders

New here! Are we an 18+ age & older or should our Flash 500s be PG13?

Hi!  I'm Meredith and I want to submit a short romance and it's ah - pushing the PG13 envelope. What's okay and what's not as far as readin…

Started by Meredith Loughran in Sample Title

7 May 17, 2014
Reply by Ros Nazilli

How harsh is too harsh?

Hi everyone. I'm curious as to how you all feel about critical analysis and discussion of fictional work. My background from my university…

Started by TheCalebG in Sample Title

9 May 9, 2014
Reply by Ashi

The Flash 500 Competition Links

To help members to keep a track of the competition entries to read and Like you can include a link to your story here!! We can also tweet t…

Started by Jem (Admin) in Sample Title

55 May 4, 2014
Reply by Sam Potter

Beta Readers Needed! Science Fiction/Dystopian Anthology

Hello! I hope everyone is having a wonderful day!My writing partner, James, and I have recently completed an anthology revolving around our…

Started by Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills in Sample Title

4 Apr 28, 2014
Reply by Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills

A Thought on Cross-Promoting

What main subject do most of us on the site have in common? Exposure. Don't you agree? Why not join together and assist each other? My expe…

Started by Monica M Brinkman in Sample Title

6 Mar 31, 2014
Reply by Preston Randall


Quirky social network for writers and creators. Try our free fiction competitions. Hey!! What's the story?


Who Do You Show Your Stories To?

Started by Daniel Hale in Sample Title. Last reply by Mary Chandler Nov 9, 2015. 3 Replies

I'm still working at the story-a-week thing, and keeping up with it so far. One thing I'm wondering is who I should show them to to get feedback. Some of these I want to put in the novel/collection…Continue

A Formatting Question-- How would you...?

Started by Angie_Fayre in Uncategorized Sep 2, 2015. 0 Replies

Okay, I know that there are about 3 instances where you'd regularly use italics in fiction: showing foreign/made-up goblidigoober words, "indicating mental thoughts" and putting stress on words being…Continue

Publishing Percentages!

Started by Naomi Rawle in Sample Title. Last reply by Gia Lee Jul 19, 2015. 3 Replies

Do you send everything you complete off for publication? What's your written/submitted ratio like? What do you consider a successful percentage? Or do you go for quality over quantity! (I mean…Continue

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New works: published and otherwise.

Started by Zachary T. Owen in Sample Title. Last reply by Naomi Rawle Mar 27, 2015. 4 Replies

What stories/books/poems/novels have you recently completed or had published?I'll go first:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDvvPFBisAA^This…Continue

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Title Advice?

Posted by Daniel Hale on December 14, 2015 at 18:29 0 Comments

I just completed, as near as I can tell, my first book: a collection stories disguised as a novel. I do currently have a working title that I was initially happy with, BUT it may now be too obscure or inapplicable.

The title as it is now is "The Psalterdemalion." This is a combination of two of my favorite words: Psalter, which is a small book of psalms, and Tatterdemalion, which is a man dressed in multicolored rags and tatters. My thinking was that the man character, a story thief,…


A Memory Resides In Soho

Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 24, 2015 at 21:06 0 Comments

A Memory Resides In Soho

On the 1st August 2015 a special night had arrived for seventy-five year old Robert Harris and his seventy-two year old wife Barbara.  Robert was nattily dressed in a blue suit and Barbara looked elegant in a long flowing red and black flowery dress. They were in the heart of the…


Final Stretch for my First Project

Posted by Daniel Hale on November 16, 2015 at 2:41 0 Comments

So I've got my stories together for my first collection, and am currently working on the connecting narrative. I haven't even thought yet how I'm gonna get this published. Gotta start thinking what I need to do. 


Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 12, 2015 at 17:40 0 Comments


Mark stood on a sea cliff top. A wave below roared in and sprayed out a ferocious impact. Its retreat left a glistening carpet of foamy shale. To his left, a slender figured girl appeared, dressed only in a skimpy black nightie. Her blonde hair fell over her face. Scarlet lips whispered to him,…


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