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What is Writing.Com?
What web browser should I use to view Writing.Com?
To what email address do I send my stories?
How do I cancel/delete my Writing.Com account?
THE COMMUNITY & OUR MEMBERS
What are the different portfolio icons and what do they mean?
What is the number in parenthesis next to my handle?
What is a Preferred Author and how do I become one?
What is a Writing.Com Moderator?
I would like a second account; how do I create an Authorized Second Account?
PAID MEMBERSHIPS, ORDERS & PAYMENTS
What are the different types of paid memberships?
What happens when my paid membership expires?
I was gifted an upgraded membership from someone (or anonymous). Will I have to pay when the gift runs out?
What happens if I move up to higher level of paid membership?
What type of payments does Writing.Com accept?
Once completed, how long does it take to process my order?
I ordered a Writing.Com product; when will it be shipped?
I have not received my order; what should I do?
What is my portfolio and where is it?
How do I get exposure for my portfolio?
Why do some portfolios have small pictures on them and how can I get one for mine?
What are items?
How do I create an item?
How do I edit an item?
How do I upload a piece of writing from my computer or a disk?
What do each of the Static Subtypes mean?
I want to add chapters to my new Interactive Story item. How do I add chapters?
I created an interactive story, but it doesn't show up in the interactive listings. Why?
I created a poll, but it doesn't show up in the poll listings. Why?
I created a message forum, but it doesn't show up in the forum listings. Why?
I've tried to find my items on the site, but can not. What's wrong?
How do I get exposure for my items?
What are "access restrictions" and how do they work?
How does the copyright policy work? Who owns my work?
WRITINGML & FORMATTING
What is WritingML and how do I use it?
What are portfolio folders?
Am I required to use folders? (No.)
How do I add items to my folders that are in my portfolio?
What are "My Favorites" and "My Fans"?
How do I add or remove an item from "My Favorites"?
How does the Writing.Com Content Rating System (CRS) work?
Can I filter the items I see in public listings by content ratings?
Why do I not see any work rated GC or XGC in the public listings?
RATING & REVIEWING
How does the star rating system work?
I don't like a review I recieved. Can I delete it?
When I submit an item, post or entry the site logs me out! Help?
How do I know if people are reading my work?
How do I change my password?
If someone reading my work wishes to email me, what address is listed?
Where are my interactive stories listed for people to read?
I have a question that wasn't answered here. What do I do?