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I got here through a Google search on PublishAmerica. Sadly, it was too late to stop me from signing with them, but I've stayed because of the support offered to people caught up in the whole PA mess.

It does feel like home here.

Indeed! I'm loving this site.
 

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I was referred to AW by a community member. She is beta reading one of my books and told me how brutally honest and helpful this forum has been for her! I am excited to grow here as a writer. <3
 

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Hey - I found it years ago through a Google search but never really used it. Then I had it recommended to me again recently by a mod on r/pubtips and so here I am.
 

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Hey! I heard about this site from a fellow writer who critiqued my first chapter then told me I should definitely get over here and interact a bit, then try sharing my work. She said the feedback was invaluable in her getting MS in shape.
 

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A good friend mentioned it to me as a great place to connect with other writers & keep up on important news in the industry. Lots of great information on agencies & agents that I am immensely grateful to have found.
 

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I have been really wanting to write more kidlit and found this place recommended in a reddit wiki.
 

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A friend advised me to your forum. He loves to read and prefers modern, little-known authors. I agree with him. There are a lot of unknown writers in the world who write brilliant things, but they simply do not have the financial ability to publish their work in sufficient circulation, to pay for advertising. Publishers are now also not ready to invest in everyone. And it turns out that really worthy things are unknown to anyone, and consumer goods like "50 shades of gray" are everywhere and everywhere.
 

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I was searching for online writing communities, and I found this one on several websites. After doing some research on the others, I decided this one would be the best for what I wanted. The other communities I found didn't seem quite as open and accepting of all writing styles as I would have liked. This one, however, seemed to be designed to build everyone up into the best writers they can be.

Also, I greatly appreciate the well-organized layout of this website over others I found.
 

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I googled "most popular writing forums" and Absolute Write was at the top of the list!

You're actually right. I did search it on google using the KWs you gave and it was #1 on the top online writing communities.
 

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I was googling writing forums and this one was listed at the top of a list of them at a site called NY Book Editors.
I had the same experience too. I was googling online writing communities and absolutewrite was the first site that showed up.
 
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I was googling writing forums and this one was listed at the top of a list of them at a site called NY Book Editors.
I had the same experience too. I was googling online writing communities and absolutewrite was the first site that showed up.
Y'know, I think that's how I found the place too. Well, actually I was googling a supposed publisher that sounded fishy and saw AW near the top of the google results. Discovered AW had a *lot* of info on the publisher (they were very fishy). And then I lurked a bit and thought, 'Man, this place is awesome,' and joined up.
 
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