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Welcome to The Joy of Writing.
Where all writing is welcomed.
I am very open minded about what is approved here.
Everything is approved as is the affiliates are approved automatically.
There is no limitations on how many stories or poems you may post here, just keep it to a reasonable amount. If I have to limit it to ten a day, I will. Just don't over spam us.

The folders are as follows:
Poems: For all poems only.
Fanfiction: For all Fanfiction stories only.
Original stories: For all Original stories only.
Authors survey: For author survey only.
Art requests: For art requests folder is for all artwork and fanfiction requests.

The rules are very simple, they are as follows:
Poems, fanfiction and original stories are accepted in their proper category, which are listed.
Content can go up to Mature but not explicit.
Be kind to all members.
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My dad's friend gave me some advice on how to get a fan base, which turns out I am doing way better than he did when he first started out with doing the media out pour of his book. Just by me going out to do Open Mic night at the coffee shop is producing word of mouth demand of the story. He told me to return to the first chapter after I had gotten it edited by my beta reader and go from there.

He says when you do Open Mic night at any shop that allows free form recitals, take your story chapter with you and read it. People will either like it or really like it to where they ask you about the story that you read if there is a book to it and where can they buy it at. Turn those people into your fan base and you will be one step ahead of any normal writer.
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:iconmare9548:
mare9548 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
hey :) a quick question. You accept deviations only in English? or it can be in any other language?
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fanfictionaxis Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It can be in other languages, not just English.
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mare9548 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
awesome :D (Big Grin) 
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fanfictionaxis Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm very open to other spoken languages as writing is universal as it brings many people from other countries together. We may not know what that person looks like or how they behave but their writing draws us in and that's what I love about writing, it brings people together in ways that some people don't understand.
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ShiyaHawk Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm hosting another giveaway and I just wanted to let everyone here know about it. I'm giving away Premium Memberships and Points this time around. Here's the journal shiyahawk.deviantart.com/journ…
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StrongMedicine Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hello! I am Medi, and my partner is Strong. We are looking to join contests, participate in trades (Sorry, we only provide literary deviations!), receive prompts, or anything else that will challenge us. There is a general consensus of things we will and won't do on our profile, don't be afraid to throw ideas! Ideas that are used will be credited by whomever gave it to us.
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fanfictionaxis Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Usually when we get contest news from our affiliates we will post them in the group's journal informing all members of contests. We may hold our own soon.
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StrongMedicine Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the information!
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fanfictionaxis Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome.
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BowtiesAreCool15 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
>~< Help! I accidentally submitted to the wrong folder because I was an idiot and forgot to switch folders
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