Friday, May 13, 2011

Calling All Writers

We may have just found a new place writers can call home: Book Country

This enterprising Country invites fiction writers, of all genres, to read other writers’ work and leave comments, or post your own novel for constructive criticism. This is a Country where we can share experiences, be the first to read the potential next best seller, or learn about the publishing industry, together. 

Book Country is a subsidiary of the Penguin group, and has made quite a splash in the media this week. Read what others have to say then check out the site, and you be the judge.
Yes, this site is very well credentialed, but what about "security" while posting your work for the world to see? They have disabled the edit/copy function, but will that enough? Not sure.

Check out Book Country and tell us what you think. My vote is swaying to the side that Book Country is a great opportunity to gain writing exposure and do some brainstorming with other writers. I've joined... will you? 

Enjoy the Journey! 

~ Karlene


  1. I've joined too, Karlene. It looks intriguing, and potentially like a fabulous interactive site for writers to not only hone craft, but get recognized. Jury's still out on the important question you raised, though.

  2. Thanks Linda, and thank you for bringing this site to our attention. It is very interesting. I'll look for your work there!

  3. I think it sounds like an excellent place for writers. Penguin is a name we know and trust which helps a lot. It could be a great opportunity!

  4. Thanks Heather. Penguin says a lot! I do think it's a great opportunity, too.

  5. Thanks for sharing this with me. I hadn't heard of it and when I have time I'd like to check it out. Christy

  6. Thank you Christy! I think you'll like it.

  7. This sounds like a great idea, Karlene. I certainly will check it out.

    Thanks for posting the link.