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...urbis.com after being referred through myspace.com What is Urbis ***************** Urbis is a community website for writers, whether you are a seasoned or published writer or just starting out. Urbis is an opportunity for creative people to share with other like-minded people and to gain ... Read review

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Advantagesgreat criticism, advice and support resource, democratic system

DisadvantagesAccessing the site can be slow at times

"Why I was interested in Urbis ************************************ I currently work as a Project and Recruitment Co-ordinator for a large engineering company. It is about as exciting as it sounds. Having passed the 30 year old mark, I am now harbouring dreams of accomplishing something in my life (my children aside of course); something that I can look back on with pride and a sense of worth; something that is mine alone. I have been frantically ..." Read review

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AdvantagesMany, many - please see write-up

DisadvantagesNone that I can see.

"Having recently joined the Urbis.com site I can only say that it is absolutely fantastic. Members post and review each others work and it is organised in such a way as to be very fair, with all contirbuting, sharing equally. Highly recommended for those who wish to post their own work, receive reviews, encouragement and inspiration! All reviews are published also, so it is possible to read what others have said about a particular piece of writing. ..." Read review

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Huge amount of up to date, vital information for writers
Archives still need some work (*)
Professional, secure, lots or room for your work.
Very few, and all are covered by the review. (*)
Free site, lots of information, areas to suit all levels and interests
none (*)
A great site for writers
none (*)
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None (*)
See your childs work in print
Vanity publishing disguised as competitions (*)
Really Rather Funny
Has to be your taste. (*)
Straight forward, proffesional, high standards
The competiion is really high (*)
Updated every 25 days. Lots of links to other useful writers sites. Neat articles.
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Good industry news
Targetted more at top level writers (*)
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~management, lost of integrity (*)
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Restricted to the speculative genres and humour. (*)
Guaranteed to be rated, Constructive criticism is encouraged
A pity there isn't more uses for the fanstory currency (*)
Free online classes for members of their University -$59 mem
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no banner ads, suitable for your non fiction/poetry writing
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(*) Reviews by Ciao members

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