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AS Novel Writing Program - 16 Modules And Select Forums


  1. Commercial Novel Writing Part I - Modules 1 to 8,
  2. Commercial Novel Writing Part II - Modules 1 to 8 ,
  3. Emerging Author Interview Series,
  4. Self-Coverage Novel Scorebox,
  5. The Art of The Writing Life

Author Salon Novel Writing ProgramA two-part, 16 module novel writing program applied to each writer's novel-in-progress. Assignments and readings related to story premise, plot arc, page tension and dramatic complication, character evolution, narrative composition technique, voice and prose style, and far more.

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Author Salon Connect - Deals, Requests, News, Craft Vitamins

Author Salon Project NewsAuthor Salon Connect - site news, progress notes on projects, as well as news on requests for partials and fulls. We want everyone to know someone is doing something right. Also, items of interest involving Author Salon in a variety of ways.

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New Member Shout it Out

Author Salon New Member Shout OutAll new members post one topic here to inform the community who you are, where you're from, and what you hope to accomplish or learn here at Author Salon. What is your genre? What are your quirks and likes? Define your passion for your work. Be as open as you wish.

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The Author Salon Commons

Author Salon AgentsA place where Author Salon members can share just about anything including valuable information, the agent query process, craft technique, frustrations with writing, cathartic tales of sturm und drang, etc.. Tech and peer group issues must be addressed privately to admin and mods.

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Marquee Jury Panel - Private Forum

Author Salon JuryWhere members of the MJP, writers and editors, come to discuss projects and need for edits and whatever else will assist with an Author Salon member becoming a published author. The identities of panel members must forever remain shrouded in mystery.

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CITY BEHIND THE LIGHTS : The AS Fantasy Assignment Forum

Author Salon JuryAuthor Salon assigns readings and required analysis related to the creation of commercially competitive fantasy novels, YA or adult. AS writers continue to use the forum as a reference source for studying effective opening hooks (the first 50 pages) and the wise use of narrative and fictional elements in those hooks.

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IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ IP I CRITERIA AND PROCEDURE

All writers using In Production I forums must observe these guidelines and rules for critique. Please reference for any forthcoming changes.

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Middle Grade and Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy

Call for Peers YA FantasyBegin your search for writer peers in the genres of MG and YA science fiction and fantasy. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with.

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Upmarket, Women's, Historical and General Fiction

Call for Peers LiteraryFor light and serious women's fiction, literary and upmarket, historical and general fiction. Begin your search for writer peers. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Be patient and professional.

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Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Horror, and All Speculative Fiction

Call for Peers FantasyBegin your search for writer peers in your genre, whether speculative like Time Traveler's Wife or more Robert Jordan or even less like Twilight. Meet and talk it out.

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Memoir and Narrative Non-fiction

Call for Peers MemoirBegin your search for writer peers in your genre. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Be patient and professional.

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Middle Grade and Young Adult

Call for Peers Young AdultBegin your search here for peers. This is for non-fantasy Middle Grade and Young Adult. Get a feel for who you would like to work with.

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Thrillers and Suspense

Call for Peers ThrillerBegin your search for writer peers in your genre. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Be patient and professional.

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Romance and Paranormal Romance ... and EROTICA

Call for Peers RomanceBegin your search for writer peers in all sub genres of romance including paranormal romance. Plus erotica. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel.

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Science Fiction

Call for Peers Science FictionBegin your search for writer peers in the SF genre. All types of SF considered. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with.

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Mystery, True Crime, and Detective

Call for Peers MysteryFor the sleuths, crime writers and cozy lovers. Begin your search for writer peers in your genre. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with.

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IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ EDITOR SUITE CRITERIA AND PROCEDURE

This forum exists to keep Author Salon writers updated on the latest critique criteria and procedures for use in Author Connect forums.

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Mystery, True Crime, Detective

Call for Peers MysteryFor the sleuths, crime writers and cozy lovers. Begin your search for writer peers in your genre. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Create new topics for critique.

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CALL FOR PEERS - last post by dancingfoot

Middle Grade and Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy

Call for Peers YA FantasyBegin your search for writer peers in the genres of MG and YA science fiction and fantasy. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Create new topics for critique.

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Upmarket, Women's, Historical and General Fiction

Call for Peers LiteraryUpmarket and literary. Historical fiction, women's fiction and general. Begin your search for writer peers in your genre. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Be patient and professional. Create topics for critique.

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Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Horror, and All Speculative Fiction

Call for Peers FantasyBegin your search for writer peers in your genre, whether speculative like Time Traveler's Wife or more Robert Jordan or even less like Twilight. Meet and talk it out. Create topics for critique purposes.

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Science Fiction

Call for Peers Science FictionBegin your search for writer peers in the SF genre. All types of SF considered. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Create topics to engage in critique.

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Thrillers and Suspense

Call for Peers ThrillerBegin your search for writer peers in your genre. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Be patient and professional. Create topics for critique purposes.

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Memoir and Narrative Non-fiction

Call for Peers MemoirBegin your search for writer peers in your genre. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Be patient and professional. Create new topics for purposes of critique.

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Middle Grade and Young Adult

Call for Peers Young AdultBegin your search here for peers. This is for non-fantasy Middle Grade and Young Adult. Get a feel for who you would like to work with. Create topics for critique purposes.

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Romance and Paranormal Romance

Call for Peers RomanceBegin your search for writer peers in all sub genres of romance including paranormal romance. Plus erotica. Meet and talk it out. Get a feel. Create topics for critique.

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