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Happenings in the Literature Community

Journal Entry: Fri Jul 18, 2014, 10:35 AM

There are a lot of things going on in the literature community right now so I thought it would be a good idea to share these resources and events with you. I will update this regularly as new events come and go. So if you know of anything going on or have an event you'd like featured please let me know!

TWM The Written Word WorkShop!

TWW Grace Period

Until March 22

Grace Period. You can turn in any missed assignments for half credit!

Monthly Activities

Cool Cat of the Month: Edition 6

(Cool Cat of the Month. Edition 6: Jallarial) :la:

(The Scratching Post Topics List. Add topic suggestions here!)

Latest Edition of: The Scratching Post

The Scratching Post Edition 2: CritiquesTWM Scratching Post
:wave: hi there everyone! I’m Rose (aka InklingsOfOblivion) and today I bring you TWM’s latest edition of the Scratching Post which focuses on GIVING critiques.
Before we embark on our journey together, I’ve collected up some articles that have been written by others: what I love is that everyone has a slightly different take on critiquing , bringing a new perspective and fresh ideas to the table.
LiliWrites – this one also has a whole bunch of other articles at the end, be sure to check it out
from Critique-It
by Skarlet-Raven
by neurotype
This is going to be a fairly long post, so grab some supplies and let’s get to it!
Suggested supplies:
:cake: :cookie:
(I’ve made a little contents page which links to different aspects of the article, so feel free to click any of the links below if you don’t feel like wading through everything!)
So, without furt

(Critique Tutorial)

The Writer's Meow News

The Weekly Prompt

Prompts are closed until further notice. See here:

Prompt Results!

Advanced Critique Folder is Open!
For those of you interested in getting some serious feedback on your writing, this is the place to get it. This isn't just any folder though, there are a few rules. Click the link to find out more!

Donation Pool. It is on the right side of my Page.

Literature Community Contests/Activities

:new: New Group ran by SetfiretotheOcean


Writing Resources

Live-Love-Write has a new program designed to provide participants with somebody they can count on for help and readership. Participants will be assigned in pairs, and each member in a pair will tutor and critique the other, help with inspiration and writing, and participate in monthly projects and contests.

A great group to check out, especially if you are low on prompt ideas. They have a large list of some here:…

The Literature Community Experiment
New to the literature community? Or perhaps you are just wondering who the community is? Come and introduce yourself!

My Prompt Journal
The Literature Community Experiment continues with the showing and sharing of untold numbers of prompts.

The Latest Love dA Lit Issue (by the amazing IrrevocableFate)
Every Sunday this article will aim to promote volunteer opportunities, various resources, prompts, challenges, and workshops, as well as highlighting various contests. This is by no means a complete list of all the literature going-ons, merely a tool to help you get involved and stay informed.

A group whose purpose is to get you writing a little every day. They want to inspire you! So why not let them?

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We will gladly feature with any group or club who focuses on writing, whether it be prose or poetry. Others outside of this area will be considered on an individual basis. All affiliations are voted upon.

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Which Submission best demonstrates the Snow Shoveling Showdown prompt best? 

11 deviants said The Shoveling Takeover“Brian, get up! You have to clear the driveway before school!”
Brian groaned into his pillow and pulled his blanket tightly around his body. After last night’s blizzard the last thing he wanted was to head outside to shovel snow.
“Come on! You don’t want to be late!”
Slowly, he rolled out of bed, got dressed and trudged down the stairs. His mom had some hot milk and french toast ready for him.
“Remember to shovel the Kovalenkos’ driveway, too; they’re too old to do it themselves,” she said.
He made a face but didn’t say anything. Breakfast finished, he bundled up and went outside.
The storm had outdone itself. At least 30cm of snow covered the driveway to form a smooth, white slope. He almost felt guilty ruining the smooth surface. It was a good thing classes in winter began an hour later than usual; clearing two driveways would take a while. Wanting nothing more than to get out of the cold, he finished their own drivewa
9 deviants said Thug Life in the Snow GhettoHe.
He was pug-faced and freckled.  
Hair, hat, shovel, and face--now.
“This is my turf.”  
He must have been the Poet Laureate of snow-shoveling,
Grand guard-captain of the igloo,
Zeus of Mount Icympia.
I was shivering chunky ice-snow off the steps.
Lips, hands, toes, and shovel.
Who was I to argue with God and his gang of bright, snot-icicle angels?
“Okay. Bye.”
Turned indoors--a foiled Samaritan.
Guilty pleasure cup of cocoa,
and a front-seat view to a private theater of the newest reality show:
“Snow Thug’s Life.”


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SlenderCats Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would like to add this to your group, but I saw no section for Fanfiction. :P
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kbuckm Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Is there some issue with accepting submissions for this week's prompt? Mine has been awaiting approval for a few days now (I'm afraid it might expire :/ )
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QuietProFesional Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  Professional Writer
Hey? Can I get invited please? I'd like to join the group, but I am unable to due to an outdated IOS system...
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Liz-DarkWarrior Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I wonder if its okay to do a little advertising here? ^^;

Looking for a place to give and receive constructive criticism on your literary and/or art works? BeACritic is the place for you! Come check out the group and see if you would like to be a part of our critiquing community!

KittyNocturna Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My book is published at last! The Raven's War by Patricia LeAne Owens, published by Dark Oaks Press. It's available on their website,, and Barnes and Nobles.
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