Tag Archives: community

Protagonize, Spam, and You

BODY GET HEALTHY. MAKE MANY MUSCLE. GREEN HYPER NEED. What fun phrases do you see? This word cloud was generated from the spam text of several dozen advertising profiles on Protagonize. Did you know our community attracted spammers? Whether or … Continue reading

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Commenting, fluffy kittens, and you

What’s a good rating to receive? A high 5? 4? The much hated 0.5? Really, no rating is perfect without an honest opinion to back it up. We’re all writers here, and I’d wager that most of you are like … Continue reading

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Sharing Passion

No, this isn’t a blog post to highlight the important role of the Like button on Protagonize (it is important, right?). It’s just me sharing an “aha!” moment I recently had. We all like to get riled up by ratings … Continue reading

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Reading at Vroman’s

This is a guest blog post from Eric Olsen, co-author (along with Glenn Schaeffer) of We Wanted To Be Writers, the story of the famed Iowa Writers’ Workshop of the mid-1970s. Eric and Glenn are in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Introducing our newest moderator…

I’ll keep this short and sweet — our moderators have come to a (rather difficult) decision, but they managed to come up with a unanimous first choice for our newest moderator: weirdmagic. The moderation team and I would like to … Continue reading

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