Welcome to FIRST DRAFT
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“We read five words on the first page of a really good novel and we begin to forget that we are reading printed words on a page; we begin to see images.”
— John Gardner
This free site is sponsored by BLACKDOGE BOOKS to encourage and support new fiction writers in their desire to produce and publish in both traditional and electronic formats.
I welcome your comments, contributions and suggestions!
Cheers and Happy Writing!
Jim Crocker, Technical Director
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Please check the following summary of our site’s basic components.
NOTE: Use the HOT LINKS near the top of the page to navigate this site.
- WRITING RESOURCES — Listing of articles and sites containing information on successful writing
- FAVORITE AUTHORS — Listing of my favorite authors
- PROMOTIONS — Listing of sites that promote books
- PUBLISHERS — Listing of sites for literary agents and book publishers
- EDITING — Listing of book editors
- REVIEWERS — Listing of book reviewers and sites
- PRESENT TENSE — Information about writing in the present tense
- BOOK NEWS — Latest book news
- NEW RELEASES — Latest book releases
- AUTHOR INTERVIEWS — Interviews with famous authors
- WRITING GROUPS — Writing groups you can join
- CLASSES — Listing of up-coming writing classes
- FREE VIDEOS — Listing of FREE online writing videos
- MODERN PUBLIC LIBRARIES — Things have changed at the library!
- CONTACT — Current contact information