Mariner Software launches free WritersPub for writers 

(Thanks to Peter Cohen Macworld.com)

Mariner Software announced the launch of WritersPub.com, a free web site for writers of all standards, enabling them to interact with each other. Users can upload stories and other written works, create groups and write reviews.

The site utilies a point-based reward system — the more you review others’ work, post comments and contribute to the site, the more points you earn. When you earn enough, you can post your own stories for review.

The site features a forum, the ability to view members online at the same time, friend invitation, browse by author or genre and more.

Mariner Software’s stable of products include several aimed at writers, including Mariner Write, MacJournal, Montage and StoryMill.