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Happenings in the Literature Community

Journal Entry: Fri Jul 18, 2014, 10:34 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!

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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

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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!

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Literature Community Contests/Activities

:new: New Group ran by SetfiretotheOcean


:new: VertigoArt is hosting his "Pass the Poem". He is the one who inspired me to do the one OUR group is doing. He is doing it in general, so there will be various others participating. If you liked being in our PTP OR didn't get a chance to sign up, here's your chance.

Pass The Poem 2014 - WorkingThe Poem
Staring into the sun, my mind binds itself to the rays
bending the supple limbs in search for celestial ghosts.
As the curtain swings to cover us, our secrets are safe.
I wonder, will time pass before the sun will again breach defenses?
I have often lost the minutes betwixt night and day,
and the kaleidoscope crepusculum colours me sightless
Leaving me in a daze
The air tastes of honeysuckle and mildew, strangely sweet,
reminding me of memories, and promises that I could not keep.
Moments lost, and sight be found,
I miss the moon, it's subtle glow amongst the dark.
Fantastic swirling galaxies haunt my waking dreams
or have they taken over my conscious thought?
Nothing is certain, safe for the minutes swirling by

I hosted the first Pass the Poem several years ago and had a great turn out. Since then I have done 3 other Pass the Poems and several other group collaborations. Other deviants and groups have adapted Pass the Poem for their own and brough

Two Thousand Words Project


Two Thousand Words 2014:

"Two Thousand Words is an art and literature collaborative project, where artists and writers get to work together. Last round the writers went first and wrote up drafts and synopses, which the artists looked over and chose a project they wanted to create artwork for. This round however is going to be a reverse round. Meaning that now the artists are going to come up with their art first, and writers will choose something that inspires them to write an accompanying story or poem!"

See link for the latest update in Two Thousand Words!:…

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.

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Which Submission best demonstrates the Halloween Prompt Best? 

3 deviants said Rotten Candy    "Trick or Treat time, Mommy! Trick OR Treat!" Shouted Naomi. She was tugging on her blonde wig, and snatching up her plastic pumpkin bag. I had told her she had to wait fifteen more minutes. She sat and stared at that clock completely motionless like a coiled spring, but once the second hand hit the twelve on that last minute she let out all that compressed energy. She bounded around the house, checking her reflection in every mirror she happened by. "Mommy, Mommy! Let's go!" Naomi ran past me to the door. I still needed to clean up the mess we'd made with the face paint. "Mommy we are gunna miss it! Gunna miss it!" she fell dramatically to the floor at my feet, knees bent, hands folded. "Lord, tell Mommy she needs to hurry up or sh'll make us miss Halloween." She had her eyes open, glaring at me while I wiped up the last few sparkles.
    "Hey now, you know better than to ask for those kinds of things. How about we ask for a safe Halloween?" I suggested as I we
3 deviants said
2 deviants said :thumb491302593:
2 deviants said Trick or treatSpices fill the air,
fall is here.
With the pumpkins,
and many apples.
They fill the need;
they need
for fall.
Halloween creeps,
around the corner.
People prepare;
for the trick or treaters
and the spook filled night.
The night,
filled with mystery.
Even more so
with fright.
Where the moon;
shines extra brightly.
It rules the night,
the bliss continues;
even the adults dress up
like the kids.
Being someone else,
while getting drunk
with everybody.
Sweet drinks,
and sweet snacks.
Zombies and
They come alive;
the heros
and villans.
Crowd the streets,
searching for adventures
and sweets.
But the night ends,
they go home
with their treasures.
Then they wait;
for next year
to be another character
and gain their yearly treasures.


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Ke11en Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist
I am currently writing a story
It's in english but I'm not a native speaker and since it's also my first try at writing I am currently looking for an editor or just someone that will correct my language related mistakes

It's not something important and I am asking only if someone has time and just wants to do it for fun.

If you are interested feel free to message me
(I haven't posted anything related on my account in DA so seriously if you want infos message me. I don't really want to make it quite so public yet)

Thank you (and sorry for the inconvienience)
Kulstudio Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member
Hello, I am looking for writer(s) who can help me write some fanfics containing OC. Genre: romance (and humor or angst or whatever suits your writing the most). If you are comfortable with lemon/smut please let me know! If not then it's perfectly fine.

I'm currently looking for fanfic of:

League of Legends
Fire Emblem: Awakening
Yugioh! 5DS
Grand Chase
Death Note
Phantasy Star Portable
Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibouken
Rakudai Ninja Rantarou
Inu Yasha
Flame of Recca
Dynasty Warriors
Warriors Orochi
Black Jack
Spiral Suiri no Kizuna / Spiral The Bonds of Reasoning

Please note me if you're interested. Thank you for your time!
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flamespeedy Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Please give my story a read…
rstevenson1 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Do I have to give constructive criticism to other members despite my inexperience?
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