1. Alex R. Encomienda

    Alex R. Encomienda Contributor Contributor

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    Where are some good places to get my writing read?

    Discussion in 'The Art of Critique' started by Alex R. Encomienda, Jul 12, 2016.

    Good afternoon brilliant writers!

    I just wanted to know where to go online to get my writing read. Now as in writing, I mean general writing Because I have places where I can put my fiction works.

    I love to also write reviews, articles on certain subject matters and poetry.

    I was earlier introduced to Wordpress, DeviantArt and Smashwords and those sites really work quite nice for me but is there anything else where I can show more people? Perhaps I can share my work from these on another site?

    I have Facebook though, where I share most of my works from the other sites (Also where you are all welcome to contact me through) and I have a LinkedIn account but I hardly know how to use that, haha.

    Do any of you know where I can spread my imaginations? I'm very curious! And thank you!
     
  2. BayView

    BayView Huh. Interesting. Contributor

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    I think you're probably going to want to focus in a little - right now it seems like you're spread all over.

    I'd ask myself: What is the goal of my writing? (attention from a broad following, intelligent engagement and discussion, honing writing skills - all totally valid, but not necessarily going to be found at the same place)

    And then, once I had that figured out, I'd try to find communities where other people were getting the sort of response I was looking for. I'd also ask myself what I was willing to compromise in order to get what I really needed. (ie. If I want attention from a broad following I might not be able to get intelligent discussion, etc.)
     
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    I don't think I'm allowed to put links, but I use figment
     
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    thirdwind Member Contest Administrator Reviewer Contributor

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    In my opinion, submit your work to paying markets. You get exposure, you get paid, and you build your writing resume. It's hard work, but it's worth it.
     
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    Hmm, very good idea. Do you know any such places?
     
  6. Oscar Leigh

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    The workshop here! Get that feedback yo'!
     
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    thirdwind Member Contest Administrator Reviewer Contributor

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    Check out Duotrope and Poets&Writers for a list of markets. Duotrope charges $50 a year, but P&W is free.
     
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    I find writingcareer convenient.
     
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