Welcome to the Hatrack River Writers Workshop forum. This forum is for writers 18 years of age and older. In order to participate, you need to register. The registration link is also near the top of the forum page under the words Hatrack River Writers Workshop.If you aren't certain you want to register or if you just want to look around, you are still welcome to enter the Hatrack River Writers Workshop forum and just read what is posted there.First, please be aware that our concern for author's rights means that this orkshop is not for stories about someone else's characters or settings; no STAR TREK stories, no ALVIN MAKER stories, no MURDER, SHE WROTE stories, and so on. These, and others like them, are copyrighted and such stories are only published under very special circumstances. We'd like you to be able to see your own stories published; professionally, if possible.Second, there are several discussion areas in the Hatrack River Writers Workshop forum.The first area is for more information about how the forum works and it elaborates on some of the information given here.The second area is for you to introduce yourself and tell other participants about your writing, past, present, and future.The purpose of feedback is to help the author turn the manuscript into the most efficient and effective vehicle for conveying the story to the reader.