Glance, I'm member of a private writer forum, and I had a lot of help from the Americans there. Not one jeered at my English - as I like to pick up phrases, I sometimes misused them - and they helped me. I wrote down my ideas - and they filled it with flesh, polished it: In a very caring way.
I'm sure, more of these tolerant people exist - even amongst writers. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/winkwink.gif" alt="" />
One of them has already published 3 books and has 5 on the pan (author and his daughter)