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    General short fiction of under 5000 words.
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  • Poetry
    Poet and know it? Lay your stanzas gently here.
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  • Not News
    It isn't 9 o'clock and this isn't the news. Post your parody reportage here.
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  • Drama Scripts
    Proper formatting is a challenge, but if you're up to it, we'll read them!
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  • Comedy
    If it bends, it's funny. If it breaks, it's not funny!
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  • Non-fiction
    Where fact can be as entertaining as fiction.
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  • Crime and Thriller
    If it's hardboiled you're after, step into my office.
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  • Sci-fi and Fantasy
    Going boldly to faraway realms.
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  • Novels and novellas
    Long or episodic work split into 5000-word sections.
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  • Playroom
    An experimental area where people can post rants, playful things, banter with others, and where newcomers can test the water.
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  • For Children and Young adults
    Open young minds to worlds of your imagination.
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  • Horror & Occult
    Something nasty in the woodshed? Take a deep breath before you enter...
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  • Welcome - come on in!
    Hi - you're new here aren't you? Come on in and tell us about yourself. The cheese nibbles are on the sideboard.
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  • Pep talks
    General talk about great writing or Great Writing. If you're not sure where to chat, you should probably be here.
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  • Mechanics
    Need help using Great Writing? Want to suggest new features? Is something broken, or not working how it should? Let us know about it. Pretty please.
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  • Poets' tavern
    Share your thoughts with poets, and through their words be free. Twas always thus, and always thus shall be.
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  • Proudly prose
    Real talk about fictional work, whether the best of times or the worst of times.
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  • Script doctors
    FADE IN: A forum, somewhere. SCRIPTWRITER enters this buzzing den of conversation, ready to face the inevitable.
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  • Comedy store
    A newbie, a hacker and a nun log in to a forum, looking to discuss the writing of better jokes than this.
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  • Media critique
    For chat about last night's TV sitcom, the latest novel, published poetry, or your favourite play; critique the work of the professionals here.
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  • Advice From the Community
    Where GW members provide their counsel on the craft and share experience with other members.
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  • Challenges
    Lost motivation? Need a kick up the you-know-what? Try our writing challenges such as 45 minute fiction, 100-word Flash Fiction and Challenge of the Month.
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  • Articles on Writing
    The feature articles from GW Mk I, lovingly preserved to keep and keep again.
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  • Virtual Coffee Shop
    We all need a break now and then. Sit down and have a garibaldi. Then chat about anything other than writing here.
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  • Soap Box
    Want to let off a bit of steam? This is the place to do it. Just remember it's still part of GW and the usual rules of behaviour apply.
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