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SERIOUS WRITERS is a team of authors who collectively encourage positive attitudes and strive for growth, regardless of their current level of experience. But wherever you are on your writing journey, we will make the trip as fun and enjoyable as possible. Join us and work with like minded members who share the goal of continuously improving their writing craft.


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The Lure of Easy Money in Publishing By: L. Avery Brown
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Hello, Serious Writers.

I know I've not been around a lot but I do pop in from time to time to see what's going on. Also, I like to clean up the main thread line where people post promotions and advertisements. Typically, I do this by informing the person who issued the post <why> the post has been deleted while letting them know that they are more than welcomed to repost in the proper thread.

And that, as they say, is that.... Show more

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Nathan Wolf

If you start with a large fortune, it's easy to make a small fortune in publishing.

I would rather give my work away than pay to have it published.

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If you discover interesting articles on writing or related subjects, you can post them here.

We will post informative and helpful information from experts in the writing field -- topics that should appeal to those who are really serious about writing. Whenever possible, each author/writer will be given credit for their work and a link posted to their blog or website. Posts from BEFORE the BookRix changeover have been archived... Show more

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Rules, Rules, Rules. 9 Writing "Rules" Examined Rules barrage writers from all sides. This post dissects a few rules and presents examples of why they might (or might not) be valid.
J.C. Laird
How to Conquer Your Crutch Words: A Writer's Resource Crutch words contribute nothing more than fluff. These obnoxious weeds creep through your work and choke its vitality.
L. Avery Brown

RE: Rules, Rules, Rules. 9 Writing "Rules" Examined. - Terrific because it reminds us that some rules are a wee bit flexible!

PROMOTIONS and ADVERTISING This thread is for all members of our group to advertise their work. ... By: J.C. Laird
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This thread is for all members of our group to advertise their work. Tell us about your books, old or new, post links, pictures, blurbs and video promos.

Also use this link to post samples of your work and request comments/reviews. In short, put your work here; make it interesting and try to grab the visitor's attention. Get some publicity for that hard work of yours.

If you advertise books with adult... Show more

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Hello. If you wanna steal a peek into the future of immortal woman, go here,504,4104


I'm a new writer looking to get feedback on a new book i'm starting. I want to see if the concept connects with the audience.

Risa MV

Hey there!!
I am a new writer and have started writing a book recently.
it is a serialized one which is being published every two weeks.
I am not a fast typer so it takes time.
It is a fantasy novel. I hope you give it a read and let me know if it lacks something.
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Puns for Educated Minds By: J.C. Laird
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Guaranteed to make you groan and grimace...

1. The fattest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi.

2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian.

3. She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still.

4 .A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class, because it was a weapon of math disruption.

5. No matter... Show more

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Hari Prakash

Did you know that a pun-loving editor captioned a story about a madman raping a woman and running away as

Creative Writing Degree? By: Tommygoldberg
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Hi everyone, I hope all is well.

I love to write prose and I am thinking editing or becoming a staff writer.
If you have experience as a staff writer or editor, I would appreciate any advice.

• What is the salary range for a writer here in New York?
• What are the cognitive and physical demands of the job?
• What are the job duties?

My New Book By: Andrew Haire
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If you want to check it out, it's here -

Moonbeam Bookworms Agency looking for writers By: Moonbeam Bookworms Agency
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I am looking for manuscripts to take to my publishing contacts. I am a new agency. Could you please send a version of the manuscript to me for reading. I am searching for writers for representation to publishers, writers that I can work on behalf of. I do not charge a fee. I am keen to find new voices. That is what my agency is about, finding authors who are underrepresented. Please send it to... Show more

the-princess-of-the-lost-village-an-african-tale By: Deleted User
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Take a read!

Serious writers roll call By: jeffschanz
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Hey all! Since this site has had some strange circumstances, and a seeming subsequent drop-off of activity, I'm curious who's still hanging around here. Comment with something simple or complex, let us all know who's still here, and maybe what you're up to. :)
--Myself, I finished my edits on all the Guardians series, working on getting it trad published; finishing the edits on MystikQuest, will re-query soon; and will get... Show more

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