After a long period of inactivity, the what’s new page is finally seeing some updates!
See below for the latest news.
-The Short story course that we were hoping to include has since been replaced by our blog! This is a useful page, as it will reveal updates in a different format.
-Our New Tome City calendar is now being regularly updated with different events and competitions.
-New Tome City is now two years old!
-On this page (What’s new), on our blog and on the SMF forum, there are now links to the different pages of New Tome City. We are still working to add one to the Aspiring Authors Advice page.
-We are working to redesign the old Newsletter, which showed important features and updates for the forum. Once in place, they will be released on the 22nd of each month.
-The Aspiring Authors Advice page is now active once more, with helpful information and advice from three of New Tome City’s residents.
-We are still on the lookout for more people to participate, so if you have some free time please add your answers in the reply to this thread.
-The Featured story winner for April 2017 is ‘Phoenix’ with her story ‘Forward’. Click here to read it.
-There are now weekly word goals in a new board, named ‘Word Goal Island’. Every Friday there will be a new goal that you can aim to reach, and receive Groats as a reward!
-The word goal for this week is set at 1,500, to be reached by 21/4/2017.
-There are currently two main competitions running this month.
1st: Caption competition. Closing date: 30/4/2017
2nd: Mini NaNo WriMo. Closing date: 1/5/2017
-We have introduced a ‘Most thanked’ and ‘Top commenter’, which will alternate and change weekly. Their names will be added to the New Tome City homepage underneath the FeSt banner image.
From: 3/4/2017-9/4/2017-Top Commenter-Araell
From 10/4/2017-16/4/2017-Top Commenter-Phoenix
-We are now posting up Daily writing prompts on the forum. If you manage to use one in one of your posts that day(the prompt can be from any that have already been posted, but only one per day) we will award you with groats as a reward.
-Lastly! There are a number of smaller modifications to the forum, which can be seen in the important change logs thread. Click the link to find out more about what has changed.