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Writers support group

I'm a failed aspiring writer. My opening sentence was an intentional contradiction. Despite failure, meaning never been published, I still have hope.

True it's similar to the hope I have of winning the lottery, but a little hope is better than none at all. Anyone else out there tried or trying writing?

I'd like to hear your stories, both the ones you wrote and the ones you've lived. Your efforts at getting published, dealing with rejection letters/emails, and also the success stories. Maybe we can give each other advice, critique each others' work and support each other when writer's block or rejections happen.

If ever there was a good time to write it's during a lockdown. I've been trying to get back into it, though it's not easy because I still work full time, and I have a disproportionate ratio between imagination and perseverance, but it's something I enjoy so I keep at it.

My writing is fiction, I dabble in sci-fi, romance, erotica and adventure stories. I have done short stories in creative fantasy and philosophical quests. So...any writers out there?

Created By on 11/02/2021

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Sally - Silversurfer's Editor
11th Feb 2021 09:21:46
Thanks for voting!
Hello Mike,

Not sure if you have seen our community area called Showcase - here is a link to the literature section - you may want to make contact with some of our regular contributors there too 🙂

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