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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: Is there any writing on this site? [[CaptainObvious Why yes, yes there is!]]

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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: Is there any writing on this site? [[CaptainObvious Why yes, yes there is!]]is!


'''[[http://www.writing.com Writing.Com]]''' is a [[ArchiveBinge massive]] website dedicated to providing an encouraging environment for aspiring writers and hosts everything from short stories, to poetry, to interactive fiction. Needless to say, it is one of the best places on the web to find something to read, or if you feel up to it, someplace to write.

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'''[[http://www.writing.com Writing.Com]]''' is a [[ArchiveBinge massive]] ''[[ArchiveBinge massive]]'' 2000's website dedicated to providing an encouraging environment for aspiring writers and hosts everything from short stories, to poetry, to interactive fiction. Needless to say, it is one of the best places on the web to find something to read, or if you feel up to it, someplace to write.


* {{Cap}}: In the interactive stories, the number of continuous chapters is capped at 250. However, for the second and third chapter there are a maximum of five possible choices. The fourth and fifth have a maximum of three choices, and for the remaining chapters a maximum of two possible choices. This means the total number of possible chapters for a given interactive is 5^2*3^2*2^245. Roughly speaking that is about 1.2*10^76 chapters per story. With a new feature of basic membership allowing people to add a third option after the fourth chapter would change the formula to 5^2*3^247, or roughly 1.76*10^119 chapters.
** This cap was recently raised for [[BribingYourWayToVictory paying members]] who now have the option of three different choices instead of just two on the later chapters, even if the interactive isn't their own. This was likely to help compensate for the new restrictions placed on interactive stories that greatly restrict their accessibility for free members. (It also makes a good incentive to buy an upgraded membership.)

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* {{Cap}}: In the interactive stories, the number of continuous chapters is capped at 250. 250.
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However, in the lowest membership mode for the second and third chapter there are a maximum of five possible choices. The fourth and fifth have a maximum of three choices, and for the remaining chapters a maximum of two possible choices. This means the total number of possible chapters for a given interactive is 5^2*3^2*2^245. Roughly speaking that is about 1.2*10^76 chapters per story. With a new feature of basic membership allowing people to add a third option after the fourth chapter would change the formula to 5^2*3^247, or roughly 1.76*10^119 chapters.\n
** This cap was recently raised for [[BribingYourWayToVictory paying members]] who now have the option of three different choices instead of just two on the later chapters, even if the interactive isn't their own. This was likely to help compensate for the new restrictions placed on interactive stories that greatly restrict their accessibility for free members. (It also makes a good incentive to buy an upgraded membership.) ) With a new feature of basic membership allowing people to add a third option after the fourth chapter would change the formula to 5^2*3^247, or roughly 1.76*10^119 chapters.
** With the Upgraded Membership or above, a person's cap is now four possible chapters after the first two. This means the new cap is 5*^2*4^247. This is roughly 1.27*10^150 chapters. That is roughly 10^74[[note]] or 100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000[[/note]] times more chapters than the lowest possible option.


* StillbornSerial: If for some reason, someone doesn't add onto an older story orinteractive, this tends to happen to older stories.

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* StillbornSerial: If for some reason, someone doesn't add onto an older story orinteractive, or interactive, this tends to happen to older stories.


* StillbornSerial: If for some reason, someone doesn't add onto an older story orinteractive, this tends to happen to older stories.



* VaporWare: If for some reason someone doesn't add onto an older story or interactive, this tends to happen to older stories in general.


* LostForever: If for some reason someone doesn't add onto an older story or interactive, this tends to happen to older stories in general.


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* VaporWare: If for some reason someone doesn't add onto an older story or interactive, this tends to happen to older stories in general.


* LostForever: If for some reason someone doesn't add onto an old story or interactive, this tends to happen to the stories in general.

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* LostForever: If for some reason someone doesn't add onto an old older story or interactive, this tends to happen to the older stories in general.


* RoundRobin: Often cited as Campfire Interactives.

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* RoundRobin: Often cited as It is called Campfire Interactives.Creatives, where authors take turns to write an ongoing StoryArc.

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* LostForever: If for some reason someone doesn't add onto an old story or interactive, this tends to happen to the stories in general.


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* RoundRobin: Often cited as Campfire Interactives.


* FeaturelessProtagonist: Many stories, and especially Interactives, have these as your viewpoint character. Partially, this is due to making it easier for the reader to put themselves into the story. The other reason is laziness; the writer is likely too lazy to think up of a character other than their sex and gender and maybe a few other features depending on the story. If the piece in question is an Interactive other writers can add more features to flesh out the character as well as add more personality.

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* FeaturelessProtagonist: Many stories, and especially ''especially'' Interactives, have these as your viewpoint character. Partially, this is due to making it easier for the reader to put themselves into the story. The other reason is due to laziness; [[LazyArtist the writer is likely too lazy lazy]] to think up of a full character other (other than their sex and gender gender) and maybe a few other features depending on the story. If the piece in question is an Interactive Interactive, other writers can add more features to flesh out the character characters, as well as add more personality.personality-types.



* ShoutOut: Countless authors include these... sometimes way too many.
* ShamelessSelfPromotion: A lot of authors do this to their stories, causing a backlog of old stories popping out of nowhere.
** This is actively encourage to an extent by the website itself. Every time you make a contribution to something an icon leading to your own portfolio is included. The more you add to other people's stuff the more people will check out what you've got.

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* ShoutOut: Countless authors include these... sometimes Sometimes way too many.
* ShamelessSelfPromotion: A lot of authors do this to their stories, causing a huge backlog of old stories popping out of nowhere.
** This is actively encourage to an extent by the website itself. Every time you make a contribution to something on-site, an icon leading to your own portfolio is included. The more you add to other people's stuff stories, the more that people will check out what you've got.

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* FeaturelessProtagonist: Many stories, and especially Interactives, have these as your viewpoint character. Partially, this is due to making it easier for the reader to put themselves into the story. The other reason is laziness; the writer is likely too lazy to think up of a character other than their sex and gender and maybe a few other features depending on the story. If the piece in question is an Interactive other writers can add more features to flesh out the character as well as add more personality.


* ContentWarnings: The website mentions that even though the site uses a 'rating system', it's up to the ''authors'' themselves to decide the rating of their works. Needless to say, ''not'' everyone [[TheyJustDidntCare thinks a violent pornographic story is only for grown ups]] and give ''their own'' story an [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids 'all-ages' (E) rating.]]

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* ContentWarnings: The website mentions that even though the site uses a 'rating system', it's up to the ''authors'' themselves to decide the rating of their works. Needless to say, ''not'' everyone [[TheyJustDidntCare thinks a violent pornographic story is only for grown ups]] ups and give ''their own'' story an [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids 'all-ages' (E) rating.]]



** Most of the time at least. See the entry for TheyJustDidntCare.
** As with any site SturgeonsLaw plays a big role in the quality of any work, erotica especially. The erotic stories and interactive chapters run the gamut of [[PornWithPlot very well done]] to decent to riddled with spelling errors and missing punctuation to stuff like [[TheyJustDidntCare "I put my pines in here and come"]].

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** As with any site SturgeonsLaw plays a big role in the quality of any work, erotica especially. The erotic stories and interactive chapters run the gamut of [[PornWithPlot very well done]] to decent to riddled with spelling errors and missing punctuation to stuff like [[TheyJustDidntCare "I put my pines in here and come"]].


* ColorCodedCharacters: Gray portfolio icons for non-authors, black for authors, yellow for preferred authors, blue for moderators, purple for senior moderators, red for staff, and white for members who have passed away.

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* ColorCodedCharacters: Gray portfolio icons for non-authors, black for authors, yellow for preferred authors, blue for moderators, purple for senior moderators, red for staff, and white for members who have [[AuthorExistenceFailure passed away.away]].

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** This cap was recently raised for [[BribingYourWayToVictory paying members]] who now have the option of three different choices instead of just two on the later chapters, even if the interactive isn't their own. This was likely to help compensate for the new restrictions placed on interactive stories that greatly restrict their accessibility for free members. (It also makes a good incentive to buy an upgraded membership.)

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