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by WritersBlock
03 Feb 2019, 19:51
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: NEW STEPS TO RID US OF SPAMMERS
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: NEW STEPS TO RID US OF SPAMMERS

Sorry you guys that it took so long to nudge me in this direction, but a new naming convention and a new user management page in the updated phpBB made it possible.
by WritersBlock
01 Feb 2019, 22:02
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Thanks for your patience
Replies: 0
Views: 226

Thanks for your patience

Thanks for your patience and help in the quest to rid the board of spammers.

8)

Best,
Mike


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by WritersBlock
01 Feb 2019, 21:55
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: NEW STEPS TO RID US OF SPAMMERS
Replies: 3
Views: 293

NEW STEPS TO RID US OF SPAMMERS

Note to Block,

For the time being, there will be no more automatic sign-ups. All must go through the admin. Newly registered spammers will be examined and deleted in groups by squad.

Best,
Michael


by WritersBlock
13 Dec 2018, 03:04
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers and Authors
Replies: 0
Views: 802

New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers and Authors

Contracts, Comments, and Interviews at http://newyorkpitchconference.com _______ Hi Susan. I thought I'd check in and let you know the latest. I have signed with agent Julie Gwinn of the Seymour Agency. She was actually one of the first agents I queried last year after the conference but things did...
by WritersBlock
05 Dec 2018, 22:39
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - December 2018
Topic: NYC Pitch Conference - Seven Assignments
Replies: 29
Views: 2928

NYC Pitch Conference - Seven Assignments

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
24 Oct 2018, 18:26
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Spammers Zapped
Replies: 1
Views: 541

Spammers Zapped

Guys,
Just annihilated about a dozen or so. Sorry for delay.
Michael
by WritersBlock
28 Aug 2018, 20:26
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - September 2018
Topic: New York Pitch Conference - Assignments
Replies: 50
Views: 7338

New York Pitch Conference - Assignments

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
17 Jul 2018, 22:42
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Removed
Replies: 5
Views: 982

Re: ALARM!!! ALARM!!!! Remove fbarraza28

Got it. I'm working on more options for keeping these freaks off the board.

Thanks for emailing me!

Mike
by WritersBlock
22 May 2018, 01:02
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - June 2018
Topic: Seven Assignments - Critical (New York Pitch 2018)
Replies: 35
Views: 8079

Seven Assignments - Critical (New York Pitch 2018)

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
04 Mar 2018, 23:00
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - March 2018
Topic: Seven Short Assignments for NYC Pitch Attendees
Replies: 48
Views: 12244

Seven Short Assignments for NYC Pitch Attendees

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
27 Nov 2017, 03:08
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - December 2017
Topic: New York Pitch Conference - Assignments 2017
Replies: 33
Views: 10821

New York Pitch Conference - Assignments 2017

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
26 Oct 2017, 07:15
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Humanity
Replies: 15
Views: 1848

Re: Humanity

I don't see anything in this thread that is so drastic we have to get bent over it or legalistic or reprimanding or indignant or apologetic. Let's start the clock over you guys. This is tempest in a tp. I once had to shut the down the entire Block and boot nearly everyone because it had turned into ...
by WritersBlock
13 Oct 2017, 22:17
Forum: New Worlds, New Voices
Topic: FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE - Assignments for NWNV
Replies: 19
Views: 5734

FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE - Assignments for NWNV

NEW WORLDS, NEW VOICES - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New World, New Voices Event Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whether no...
by WritersBlock
11 Oct 2017, 00:04
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Critique
Replies: 3
Views: 1117

Re: Critique

Ken is right.
by WritersBlock
02 Sep 2017, 22:20
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - September 2017
Topic: Seven Assignments - Critical (New York Pitch)
Replies: 44
Views: 13700

Seven Assignments - Critical (New York Pitch)

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
02 Jun 2017, 22:57
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - June 2017
Topic: New York Pitch Conference - Assignments
Replies: 25
Views: 9358

New York Pitch Conference - Assignments

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
10 Jun 2016, 18:26
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Saying Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 2517

Re: Saying Hello

FranktheFrank wrote:Hello Michael
I have a half completed historical novel, I wanted to join the other forums but got lost in the maze. I did register, but it seems to have vanished.
That's bizarre. Best to register again with a different user name/email.

M
by WritersBlock
10 Jun 2016, 18:24
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Saying Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 2517

Re: Saying Hello

  perhaps a read that will probably appear on college reading lists   Perhaps, but I am not an academic and they won't recognize me for that reason, much less ever consider the book for an academic-sponsored award, of which there are many. I'm not complaining, just for the record. Call me, Mike, pl...
by WritersBlock
04 Jun 2016, 19:21
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Saying Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 2517

Re: Saying Hello

BTW, both the dimensions and bytes for avatars have been greatly expanded on the board.

Just sayin...

M
by WritersBlock
04 Jun 2016, 18:37
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Saying Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 2517

Saying Hello

Good to see the Block filled with poets. I miss hanging out.

Cheers
by WritersBlock
06 Feb 2016, 22:57
Forum: St. Augustine Author-Mentor Workshops
Topic: Assignments - French Q and St. A Novel Workshops
Replies: 40
Views: 12461

Assignments - French Q and St. A Novel Workshops

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the St. Augustine Author-Mentor Novel Workshop attendees only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viab...
by WritersBlock
19 Feb 2015, 04:41
Forum: Algonkian Writer Retreat
Topic: Algonkian Writer Retreat Assignments and Readings
Replies: 59
Views: 28499

Algonkian Writer Retreat Assignments and Readings

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments Below are seven assignments that include readings and links. All are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whether novel or narrative non-fiction. There is more t...
by WritersBlock
13 Jan 2015, 21:48
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: MOVE TO NEW SERVER
Replies: 1
Views: 954

MOVE TO NEW SERVER

Dear Blockers,

We moved a new server yesterday and just worked out the kinks. If you see any problems write me at writerworkshops (at) earthlink.net with subject line WRITER'S BLOCK TECH.

Thanks.

Michael Neff
by WritersBlock
28 Aug 2014, 04:26
Forum: Algonkian Novel Workshop Forum
Topic: Algonkian Park and Port Townsend Assignment Forum
Replies: 14
Views: 7346

Algonkian Park and Port Townsend Assignment Forum

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the Algonkian Park and Port Townsend Writers Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary ...
by WritersBlock
09 Jul 2014, 22:57
Forum: New York Pitch Conference Novel Execution Forum
Topic: Group III
Replies: 0
Views: 1922

Group III

For alum group of three or so to post their work. All can reply to this message and create a thread of posts and discussion below.

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