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Readers and other writers will annotate and comment on pieces of work, helping you know what's working and what isn't.

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We've developed a range of games to help you get inspiration, fight writer' block, and have fun when you write.

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Work from our community

In Spite of Hope

‘I am sorry, sir. What else can I say?’ His eyes no longer engaged mine as he continued. If they focused...


It did snow in the end. Just enough to make me late for meeting Pauane on the last day of the hoadays. I had...

A Parade of Paper Faces

I stood on a proud mountain peak Beneath a blue sky, cold and bleak— Beneath a blank sky, grim and...

The Last Child of Lir

The baby had the fearsome miasma of a voodoo poppet, but stooped to pick it up. She looked down at it, at the details...

Comfort Food

She’s going to leave. I can feel it. I only asked her whether she wants to go out tonight. I only want to spend time with...

Ebb and Flow

The planet was a young one. A nefarious breeze carried the scent of evolution. The primordial soup was bubbang. Organisms...

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