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by WritersBlock
19 Apr 2020, 22:14
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: COVID Relief is Coming
Replies: 1
Views: 2550

COVID Relief is Coming

Just a note to the Blockers to say I hope everyone is doing well. Here in WA state the army field hospital set up to acquire the model-predicted deluge of serious covid patients has been dismantled for good. The UW health metrics group together with state and Army officials, decided that not only wa...
by WritersBlock
23 Feb 2020, 03:03
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - March 2020
Topic: Seven Assignments for New York Pitch Writers
Replies: 52
Views: 16880

Seven Assignments for New York Pitch Writers

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
09 Sep 2019, 20:20
Forum: New York Pitch - Summer 2019
Topic: New York Pitch Assignments
Replies: 39
Views: 30232

Re: New York Pitch Assignments

Well done!
by WritersBlock
27 Aug 2019, 01:25
Forum: New York Pitch - September 2019
Topic: New York Pitch Assignments - 9/19
Replies: 39
Views: 25771

New York Pitch Assignments - 9/19

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 Aug 2019, 06:50
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Colour of Empire
Replies: 6
Views: 4845

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: 4845

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
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: 61069

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: 30890

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
Replies: 35
Views: 27873

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: 39
Views: 30232

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: 27300

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: 17078

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. Include also a link to a page or website online that identifies who you are, e.g., a Facebook page. This greatly helps us prevent spammers from registering. Upon completion of this...
by WritersBlock
01 Feb 2019, 22:02
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Thanks for your patience
Replies: 0
Views: 3284

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
Replies: 35
Views: 27873

New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers, Attendees, and Authors

________ Contracts and Brass Ring Notes at "Pitch Conference News" - http://newyorkpitchconference.com/pc-news.htm 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 af...
by WritersBlock
05 Dec 2018, 22:39
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - December 2018
Topic: NYC Pitch Conference - Seven Assignments
Replies: 29
Views: 30981

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: 2698

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: 47278

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: 4456

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: 39467

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: 49
Views: 53841

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: 8496

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: 26970

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: 4321

Re: Critique

Ken is right.
by WritersBlock
02 Jun 2017, 22:57
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - December 2019
Topic: New York Pitch Conference - Assignments
Replies: 30
Views: 36372

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...

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