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by WritersBlock
28 Aug 2018, 20:26
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - September 2018
Topic: New York Pitch Conference - Assignments
Replies: 44
Views: 1738

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: 345

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: 36
Views: 3707

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: 6333

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: 6398

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: 978

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: 11
Views: 2646

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: 595

Re: Critique

Ken is right.
by WritersBlock
11 Oct 2017, 00:03
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Please CONTACT When Spammers Appear
Replies: 5
Views: 2350

Re: Please CONTACT When Spammers Appear

After my long delay, Frank, all I can say is HA HA. :wink:
by WritersBlock
02 Sep 2017, 22:20
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - September 2017
Topic: Seven Assignments - Critical (New York Pitch)
Replies: 43
Views: 8129

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: 6003

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
30 Apr 2017, 21:58
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Please CONTACT When Spammers Appear
Replies: 5
Views: 2350

Please CONTACT When Spammers Appear

Someone please write me at writerworkshops (a) earthlink.net if any more spammers show up and begin posting their crap.

Thank you.

Michael
by WritersBlock
10 Jun 2016, 18:26
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Saying Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

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: 1696

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: 1696

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: 1696

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: 33
Views: 7453

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: 58
Views: 22004

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: 648

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: 5976

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: 1486

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.
by WritersBlock
09 Jul 2014, 22:55
Forum: New York Pitch Conference Novel Execution Forum
Topic: Group II
Replies: 12
Views: 4204

Group II

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.
by WritersBlock
09 Jul 2014, 22:55
Forum: New York Pitch Conference Novel Execution Forum
Topic: Group I
Replies: 23
Views: 10321

Group I

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.
by WritersBlock
08 Jul 2014, 22:56
Forum: New York Pitch Conference Work and Discussion - SF/F, GF, Historical
Topic: Craft for New York Pitch Conference Alums
Replies: 0
Views: 4698

Craft for New York Pitch Conference Alums

For all those using these forums, here is a listing of craft articles using a "three layer" approach to the novel:

www.authorsalon.com/craft/view/105/
by WritersBlock
08 Jul 2014, 22:08
Forum: New York Pitch Conference Novel Execution Forum
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Novel Analysis and Execution
Replies: 0
Views: 1233

New York Pitch Conference Novel Analysis and Execution

The following are the bullet criteria for effective examination and analysis of fiction narrative in the novel. Workshop members will employ each of the following and rate (1-5) each bullet, including at least 50 words of text to support the rating. The goal is not to be hypercritical at all costs....

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