These are classic non-interactive, non-changing works containing a single article, poem, essay, interview, short story, fiction, non-fiction, etc. Static Items are the most common Item Type on Writing.Com.
The six (6) types of books include collections, journals, novels, novellas, short stories and handbook. For more information on each, please read: Book Item Sub Types. (Upgraded Membership required.)
Start a forum and interact with the other members of Writing.Com. Ask questions and open discussions, organize fun activities or just sit back and read what everyone else has to write. Additionally, this is a great format for hosting contests. (Basic Membership required.)
Interactive Stories are "choose your own ending" stories started by an Author and continued by any Writing.Com member that wishes to participate. At the end of each chapter, readers are given a few plot choices and must choose the direction of the story. When you come to the end of a storyline, it's your turn to add a chapter!
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Upload and store multiple photos within individual items in your portfolio. Larger in size than regular Image Items, photos can be up to 550x550 and uploaded into the album ten (10) at a time! Photos that are too big are automatically downsized to the maximum allowable size. (Premium Membership required.)
Add an illustration to your latest short story, upload the cover of your newest book, include a chart and graph with your feature article or just tag a creative signature to your message posts. The Image Item allows you to upload an image file from your computer directly into your Writing.Com portfolio! (Upgraded Membership required.)
Add sound to your novel or post a reading of your poetry or short stories. The Audio Item allows you to upload an audio file from your computer directly into your Writing.Com portfolio! (Professional Membership required.)
Folders group items together within an author's Writing.Com portfolio. For organization, it may help to keep items of the same genre or item type in the same folder. Other possibilities include grouping items by individual project, novel chapters, creation time, etc. (Basic Membership required.)