1.   Do I need an account to read and browse through the site?

No, you don’t. Feel free to browse and read without an account.

2.   When do I need to create an account?

When you want to post your work, or rate and comment on posted work.

3.   Is there a limit to how many items I can post?

No, post as many as you like.

4.   How long will my posted work remain on the website?

Permanently until you delete it. Archived work remains on the website but is not visible to anyone but you.

5.  Will I retain copyright when I post my work on Writers and Illustrators?

Yes. Writers and Illustrators serves only as a platform for you to showcase and share your work.

6.  Why is there a date stamp on my post?

The date stamp (in Pacific Standard Time) allows people to search by date. It may also be used as proof of your copyright if ever a dispute arises.

7.  When I create an account, will my email be visible to everyone?

No. Your email remains private unless you choose to reveal it.

8.  If I had posted my work on other websites, can I still post my work on Writers and Illustrators?

Yes, as long as you own the copyright of the work you are posting.

9.  Who can post on the Notice Board?

The notice board is for anyone or organization with something to offer for the community. Just complete and send the "Contact Us" form.

10.  Is there a maximum file size for uploading my work?

Yes, each upload file size should be less than 500KB.

11. What can I do to reduce documents larger than 500KB?

You can either set your camera to a lower resolution or use image processing software to reduce the size of the file.

12. What kind of files can be used to upload illustrations?

JPG, GIF, BMP, or PNG files.

13. What kind of files can be used to upload writing?

Word documents in either .doc or .docx formats.

14.  Can archived work be published again?

No, archived work is not publishable again. However, you may re-upload the same work under a different name.

35.  Where is Writers and Illustrators based?

We are based in British Columbia, Canada. It's a small city about an hour and a half drive (depending on traffic) east of Vancouver.