By Scott Bury
Guild of Dreams is a fitting name for this group for several reasons — not least because the original meaning of a guild was a group of tradespeople with similar or related skills. Two purposes of a guild have particular application to this group: brotherhood and standards of craft.
Writing is a solitary craft, by necessity. But we need interaction, not only as a source for our stories, but occasionally we need the company — at least virtual — of other writers; someone to share the common experiences of writing; people to bounce ideas off of; people to give advice about story, grammar, promotion and finding an audience.
That’s important, essential, indispensable. But the purpose of a guild, the function of the guilds of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, can be an even more important side to the Guild of Dreamers, the guild of dreamers and…
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