Forbidding locales, extreme danger, quests, battles, smugglers, cowboys & pirates and of course ... ninjas. These are stories of challenges.
Provocative subjects and sensual tales where writers grapple with leaving less to the reader's imagination.
Other worlds or even places not unlike our own: planes of existence where magic is commonplace and fantastical creatures abound.
Grappling with the realities of 17th century kitchen technology? Need help making realistic dialogue for your pre-Columbian youth? Settle in for chats with your fellow novelists who are doing the time warp.
Horror & Supernatural
Graphic tales that leave you on the edge of your seat, hands trembling as you dare to write the next sentence.
Sure, grappling with complex personal and societal issues isn't the most marketable move. And no, we don't always have the tightest plots. But we sure know how to throw a party.
Mainstream & Realistic Fiction
Story-driven, able to be gobbled up in a single transcontinental plane ride. Real world, realistic people, realistic situations... but still fiction! May contain elements of some or all other genres.
Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense
Where mystery writers gather to find out who done it.
Religious, Spiritual, & New Age
A light-filled place to ponder the meaning of it all.
The young novelist thought she had everything she wanted...until this handsome forum walked into her life and changed everything forever.
Satire, Humor, & Parody
Laugh the month away, or writing a scathing satire of current events!
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Interplanetary travel, other planets and extreme technology. Pop by the cafe for coffees of the galaxy.
Young Adult & Children's Lit
A clubhouse for those writing novels geared for young ones.
Writing a crossover Potter/Twilight fic? Want to talk to your fellow fanfic writers about the challenges of writing fanfiction? Here's the place to discuss the unique challenges of writing fanfiction!
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