Becoming a Member:
--Click on the "Join Our Group" button at the top of our front page.
--Membership requests are automatically accepted, so once you request to join, simply refresh the page and you will have full access to the group that is available to members.
--Visit our "Gallery" tab.
--Click the button labeled "+Submit to this gallery" found on the top right of the screen.
--The artwork must be literature.
--We have a limit to submit 3 works per week per folder. For example, that means if you have 3 screenplays, 3 poems, 3 articles, and 3 stories, you can submit all 12 at once and so on. This rule is in place to prevent spam.
--PLEASE SELECT TO THE CORRECT FOLDER FOR YOUR DEVIATION BEFORE CLICKING SUBMIT. There is a button on the top of the submission interface labeled "Submitting to..." Click and select your correct folder BEFORE you press Submit.
--We accept all kinds of literature (poetry, lyrics, stories, etc.)
--Art theft will get you banned and reported.
--Respect is expected.
--If I hear several complaints about a deviant(s) greatly harassing others, said deviant(s) will be kicked from the group.
--All affiliates must be literature groups. We do not accept affiliations with general art groups, even if you do accept literature.
--If possible, we would appreciate if you could explain why would would like to become affiliated.
Q: Do you accept comics/manga?
A: Indeed we do! Please submit all comics and manga to the folder titled "Graphic Novels, Comics, Manga."
Q: Do you accept fanfiction?
A: Yes. We even have a folder for it simply titled "Fanfiction"
Q: Do you accept literature in foreign languages?
A: We most certainly do.
Q: Why can we only submit once per week into the Critique folder?
A: We only accept 1 per week because we want our members to limit their submissions to the ones they specifically want critiqued, not just every single piece. And we wish to conserve space.
Q: What is "Theme of the Week"?
A: The Themes are simply one broad idea put out every Monday. It is only to help people with inspiration, or just for fun.
Q: Is "Theme of the Week" a contest?
A: No. It's sole purpose is to help provide inspiration. There are no winners.
Q: Can we submit more than one deviation to "Theme of the Week?
A: Absolutely. And you may write as many as you wish. Or none.
Q: Regarding "Theme of the Week", may we post already existing deviations for the theme?
Q: Regarding "Theme of the Week", are we supposed to submit them in a specific folder?
A: There is a "Theme of the Week" folder, but you do not have to submit your work there. For example, if you write a poem inspired by a Theme, you may submit it to "Theme of the Week" folder or to the "Poetry Free/Blank Verse" folder. Same goes with any other type of writing.
Q: Is there a word limit?
A: Nope. Make your works as long or short as you please.
Q: Do you accept visual poetry?
A: Poetry is poetry, so yes.
Q: Do you accept mature literature?
A: Yes. We even have a folder for it.
Q: Do you do "Monthly Challenge" anymore?
A: Unfortunately, the admin who ran Monthly Challenge, Paperback-Astronaut, has deactivated his account. With him gone, so is Monthly Challenge.
A Challenge is meant to challenge your skill as a writer, it is meant to push you into doing something you wouldn't originally do. Above all, it is meant to be fun.