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My Blog SCRIBBLE AND EDIT reflects my love of creative writing, design, literature and film. Check out my Poems & haiku, Romantic Flash Fiction; Blogfest Entries; Blog Awards and other prose and Flash Fiction. Do bear with me, as I will reciprocate with those genuine commenters on my blog.  BTW I sometimes withhold comments for challenges until later. Comments about the post are much appreciated. Thank you.
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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

RFW ~ No more!

Sadly, the Romantic Friday Writers Blog
has CLOSED DOWN 
due to lack of participation. 

Don't get me wrong, there were plenty of viewers of the site content, but sometimes only a handful of challenge entries. Up to 2324 people viewed each challenge sign up, but for some reason, never participated!

I, for one, am grateful to its hosts Denise Covey, Donna Hole and Francine Howarth, not only for their considerable effort in thinking up challenges and presenting the blog sites so wonderfully, but also for all the hours spent reading the entries and commenting so well on the individual content, before choosing Featured Writers and Runners Up. (See below for more news)

I would also like to thank them for providing me with a forum from which to develop my writing, especially flash fiction  and poetry:


I have started reading Writing and Selling Your Novel, in which the author, Jack.M.Bickham, talks about being professional about your writing if you want to become a successful author.

'The professional writer can always 'turn it on', on demand at a moment's notice.He has to be able to do this if he is to maintain production over time.'

 RFW gave me a forum to practice and achieve this very thing.
Thank you Denise, Donna and Francine. For those of you who have achieved NanoWriMo, you will know what this means.


However, writing on demand in another genre might be yet another challenge...


 Indeed, Denise now has a new blogsite  Write...Edit...Publish which will host challenges, on a variety of genres/ narrative styles including romantic fiction. MORE INFO

Can you write on Demand? 
Is this a skill you would like to develop?