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  1. lesliedow

    All things writing I feel like an idiot but I have only just discovered Ted Chiang

    omg...how did I miss this profoundly talented sci fi author? How? HOW???? And all the Nebula's he has won and still I missed? aaaaaaarrrrrrrgggggghhhhh I stumbled over his short story collection Exhalation, read the first story eponymously named, and fell in love. So now in true writer style, I...
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    test draft post

    this is a test
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    WritingTool Scrivener

    Scrivener is the go-to app for writers of all kinds, used every day by best-selling novelists, screenwriters, non-fiction writers, students, academics, lawyers, journalists, translators and more. Scrivener won't tell you how to write—it simply provides everything you need to start writing and...
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    Intros & Newbies Socializing, how . . . extroverted

    Welcome Andrew! We're a pretty low key bunch. I don't think we have a lot, or any, extroverts. :) Reaching out is good, but with introverts event that can seem overwhelming. We have a Crit Partner Match that runs every two weeks. Yuo might want to check that out. We're running it as a public...
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    Intros & Newbies Hello!

    Welcome Nancy! Always good to have another scientist around here. :)
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    HELP! Help with classes

    It's tomorrow. Our calendar is organized by weeks but we have the start dates for each class listed. How To Make A Great First Impression with Changeling Publisher Margaret Riley - June 13th Thanks
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    HELP! Help with classes

    Hi MaryAnne Sorry, you are having difficulties. The Access link for the webinar will be sent the day before the webinar starts. We schedule them months in advance and don't always have them when you register. We also send out a reminder a few hours before the webinar starts with the access link...
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    HELP! Help with classes

    Hi Raven I am so sorry we missed this. Yes, if you can not register it is likely full. All classes are listed =in EST. But you can configure this in your preferences. Thaks
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    HELP! June's class that starts Monday

    There are more sessions over the summer, maybe one of the others will work out for you! I will remove your registration. Thanks for letting us know!
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    Intros & Newbies Old account, fresh new motivation

    Hi Sara! Welcome back. I had to chuckle when I read your "your email is in use" happens to me more than I care to think about! It is so cool that you are going to participate in Bootcamp. we're doing some different stuff this time. We have rotating Drill Sargents and a real live leaderboard! The...
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    HELP! June's class that starts Monday

    No worries we can take care of that for you. Is it the Free Summer Stuff one?
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    Crit Group SavvyAuthors' IndieCafe Crit Matching Program

    Finding a good crit partner who will follow you through all the books in your series is a tough one. They don't get paid. They just hope you'll do the same for them--and that's what SavvyAuthors is all about. Writers helping writers. So, with that in mind, let us help you find your forever crit...
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    Intros & Newbies Newbie Here!

    Wow, me too! Can't believe I missed this. KitKat, welcome to Savvy! Have you read any of the Jane Doe books? when I read your intro I immediately thought of those books. If you have not, you are in for a treat!
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    SHOUT it out! Agents, Agents, Agents!

    We also have pitchfests three times a year or so. Our next will be in October. You can always pitch your story there.
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    HELP! How do I edit a posting I made?

    Yes, we can do that! :)
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    Intros & Newbies Hello! New space fantasy romance writer here :)

    Hi Clover and welcome! You are in good company! We have lots of writers around here who are in just about all stages of writing and publishing. We try to help in as many ways as we can. All of us here are writers and like you, I am struggling to get back into it! What genre do you write in?
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    Announcement Crit Match Postponed

    Hi all We're going to make a couple more tweaks and should have the next round of matches out in the next few days! Thanks! Leslie
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    Intros & Newbies Newbie Alert!

    Welcome! We are thrilled you found us! Post here if you get lost or need any help. There is nearly always one of us poking around and checking on things! :)
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    All things writing What do you guys think of this?

    wow! At least she knows it's a good idea, but that's definitely not the best way to get a good reputation! Yikes.