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    A big hi to you all

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GOLDEN@bigpond.com, Jun 20, 2008.

    I was suprised to find this site but I am very pleased I did. I don't know where it is situated but if writers reply I don't mind at all'
    I am a True Blue Aussie and I am beginning what I hope is a writing career.
    My intrests include childrens stories. short stories and I hope to one day complete my first book. I dabble in a bit of poetry and will follow where my muse wants to take me. Hope to chat with some of you in the not to distant future, and look forward to the critiques.
    So who'll come a walting with me. Bye for now
     
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    Hiya GOLDEN, and I hope to see ya 'round the forum! :D
     
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    Welcome, welcome. :) Another one who likes children's stories. Yay!!
     
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    Welcome aboard.

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    Hi, and welcome to the forums! :D
     
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    Hello Golden, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Posting your own work should not be the very first thing you do here. It is really worthwhile to see what other people have done to improve their writing, and see if some of it applies to your writing as well. That is part of why we require members to review other members' work before posting their own for review. On the other hand, there are no restrictions, other than content and copyright rules, on showcasing your work in your member blog.

    If you haven't explored the site yet, you should probably do so soon. Newcomers often gravitate to the Lounge, the Word Games, or the Review Room, but there is much more to be discovered if you poke in the corners. Remember to check out our FAQ as well, and be sure to read through the forum rules, too, to avoid any misunderstandings or hurt feelings. Respect for one another is our principal mandate.

    As for the Review Room, new joiners often wonder why we do things a bit differently on this site than on other writing sites. We emphasize reviewing as a critical writing skill. Training your eye by reviewing other people's work helps you improve your own writing even before you present it for others to see. Therefore, we ask members to review other people's writing before posting work of their own. The Review Room forums on this site, therefore, are true workshops, not just a bulletin board for displaying your work (and on that note, please only post each item for review in one Review Room forum). See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
     
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    Hi Golden, and welcome!

    Torana, love the mat.
     
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    Hello there...Welcome to the forums!! :D
     
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    A big hi to you too!
     

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