Hi John and everyone else,
Well, I’m all for the democratic process, but I’m also egalitarian enough not to want to separate our forum into classes, honestly. I understand that your writing is developing and that’s great, I’m so happy that our forum has helped in your development as a writer. But as I stated in the WD editors section, the sharing between writers at all levels is part of what we like to accomplish, not only with our magazine but with this site–it works well, though obviously not perfectly. I think you’ve already solved this dilemma actually John, by posting longer manuscripts elsewhere and inviting more experienced writers you’ve interacted with here to critique. You’ve built here a level of trust and compatability with other writers you invite to critique your work and that’s about the best you can hope for. Thanks as always for your thoughtful suggestions.