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    Alright, so...

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JS-Y, Jul 26, 2008.

    I've decided to join, and I'm new to this. I'm only 17 so my experience in writing goes only to school projects. For a few months now I've had a burning desire to start writing. I guess it's because of a writing class I took last year, but for the time being I figure i could grow some more here. I'm only a beginner, but I hope everything I present here will help me for the future.

    Thanks to all who help, JS-Y :D
     
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    Welcome! :D What do you like to write the most?
     
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    Welcome to the forums:D hope you learn something new everyday:)
     
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    Hello JS-Y, 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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    Welcome JS-Y.
    I'm sure you'll love the forum and your writing will grow. Best wishes and hope to see you around.
     
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    Hello JS-Y, and welcome to wf.org. I am Heather and can usually be found around here daily. If you would ever like a review, need any help or just want to chat then send a PM my way and I'll see what I can do.

    I hope to see you around here from now on.
    Heather
     
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