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Secrets to Success in Online Writing Communities

Learn the best ways to get connected, hone your skills and build your career on the Web in these expanded Q&As with the founders of the leading sites. Compiled by Jessica Strawser

In the October issue of WD, we spotlighted four online communities that offer unique formats for writing better, getting noticed and staying motivated. Here, we feature special online-exclusive expanded versions of our Q&As with their founders.

Click on each writing community for basic information and in-depth interviews with each communities' founder:

Authonomy.com
Backspace [bksp .org]

Writing.com
NaNoWriMo.org [National Novel Writing Month]

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