P. N. Elrod Offers Critique

That’s right, P. N. Elrod the multi-talented author of The Vampire Files urban fantasy series (among many other books and genres) is offering critiques. This isn’t something she does lightly, and this is a rare opportunity to have a sample of your writing critiqued by a pro. Elrod is offering critiques to help pay the … Read more

Clarion Write-A-Thon

There’s still time! What is a write-a-thon, anyway? It’s just like a walk-a-thon. But instead of walking, we’re writing, and instead of making pledges per mile, we’re making pledges per word, chapter, or story. Writers get support, encouragement and motivation, and the option of joining a team with a writing mentor! Those who care about … Read more

Write Your Book!

Many of you will remember Glenys O’Connell from her Naked Writing class—now you can buy a copy of her book, whether or not you’ve taken the writing course. Available in paperback and Kindle editions, Naked Writing: The No Frills Way to Write Your Book is a terrific resource for any level of writer, and a … Read more

BookWish Foundation Essay Contest

Happy Holidays, AWers! I thought some of you might be interested in this: Win a literary agent or acclaimed author’s feedback on your unpublished manuscript for young adult or middle grade readers. This rare opportunity is being offered to the six winners of an essay contest recently announced by the literacy charity Book Wish Foundation. … Read more

Absolute Write Email Problems

As a side effect of our server move, email sent to or from Absolute Write is currently not functioning. We’re working with our ISP to solve the problem. In the meantime, if you need to contact MacAllister or have a question or problem using the forums, you can reach Mac by using this address: macallister4modstuff … Read more