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by WritersBlock
19 Aug 2019, 06:50
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Colour of Empire
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Re: Colour of Empire

Siva has been sent a new password.

Btw, if your account is canceled, Ken's will be canceled also. Fair is fair.
by WritersBlock
18 Aug 2019, 20:24
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Colour of Empire
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Re: Colour of Empire

The Block will not become a common battle ground for you guys. Time to move on.

Be better men, Gunga Din... :|
by WritersBlock
18 Aug 2019, 01:38
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: To FFrank and Ken
Replies: 0
Views: 137

To FFrank and Ken

The admin will delete any and all politically cantankerous and hostile posts no matter who started it. The admin will not take sides, just keep deleting until the parties involved cease and desist hostilities which include all insults and personal attacks. Any post that meets the above criteria, wi...
by WritersBlock
20 Jul 2019, 18:53
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 37426

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences

The reviews, comments and success stories noted below by writers, authors, and agents who have attended workshops and events held by Algonkian Writer Conferences are a representative sample of the total positive responses. All of the material is the result of various articles, interviews, comments ...
by WritersBlock
20 Jul 2019, 18:48
Forum: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors - New York Pitch
Topic: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors
Replies: 15
Views: 14666

Re: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors

All the latest contracts, comments, and news from Algonkian programs and events:

http://algonkianconferences.com/Algonki ... eviews.htm

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by WritersBlock
28 Jun 2019, 03:18
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers, Attendees, and Authors
Replies: 2
Views: 3682

Re: New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers and Authors

We went to the conference excited about the idea of pitching our book to editors. But we realized the much more beneficial aspect was the ability to see what our pitch, and therefore book, was lacking. After reworking everything, we have a story that not only generated editor interest, but also one ...
by WritersBlock
20 May 2019, 21:04
Forum: New York Pitch - Summer 2019
Topic: New York Pitch Assignments
Replies: 36
Views: 4584

New York Pitch 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
25 Feb 2019, 05:52
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - March 2019
Topic: NYC Pitch Conference - Editor Assignments
Replies: 38
Views: 8745

NYC Pitch Conference - Editor 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
19 Feb 2019, 20:56
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: BEFORE YOU JOIN THIS POETRY BOARD
Replies: 0
Views: 6071

BEFORE YOU JOIN THIS POETRY BOARD

If you are new to the Block, welcome. If you wish to join the poetry board specifically you must first create a login, and in the process of doing so you must include in your bio links to your poetry that can be seen elsewhere online. They could be on another forum, a blog, a website publication, e...
by WritersBlock
01 Feb 2019, 22:02
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Thanks for your patience
Replies: 0
Views: 1463

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
13 Dec 2018, 03:04
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers, Attendees, and Authors
Replies: 2
Views: 3682

New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers, Attendees, 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: 10286

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: 1359

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: 17949

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: 2172

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: 16642

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: 23180

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
26 Oct 2017, 07:15
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Humanity
Replies: 15
Views: 3861

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: 11278

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: 2124

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: 23882

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: 16028

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: 4190

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: 4190

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: 4190

Re: Saying Hello

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

Just sayin...

M

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