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    And thus appears the skittish one.

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KRHolbrook, May 4, 2012.

    Hullo!

    Yes, I am skittish around a lot of members and tend to lurk in the background of a large crowd, however if I have something to say to help out I'll definitely be posting. :) I tend to read a lot of thrillers, horror, or urban fantasy; my writing style is inspired by Caitlin R. Kiernan and Marjorie M. Liu.
     
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    Sorry you feel that way. I urge you to come out and play, and let us see some of your work. But you took the first step, started a thread and made a statement. Good for you.
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, KRHolbrook!

    I hope you find what you're looking for here, whatever your interests in writing.

    This forum aims to provide the best workshopping resources on the internet, and to that end we have a few rules which you should familiarise yourself with before you get stuck in. The main section of the site is the Writing Workshop, where members can post their writing in order to receive critique of their work.

    However, before we allow members to post their work, they must have met some basic requirments. Firstly, you must have been a member for fourteen days, and have made twenty posts on the forum overall (please note, posts in Word Games do not count towards this). This is so that members, when they post their work, have familiarised themselves with the forums and contributed to them (as well as hopefully learned something for themselves). Secondly, members must provide two constructive reviews of other people's work for each piece of their own that they wish to post. This is because we believe that the focus of workshopping should be equally upon giving reviews as receiving them, as they allow a writer to practice and improve their editing skills, which they can then apply to their own writing.

    Beyond the Writing Workshop, you will find that we have extensive forums for discussion of aspects of writing, as well as a community area for general discussion. We also run periodic short story and poetry contests, which are good for challenging yourself and expanding your skills.

    If you have any questions or problems, then the moderators (myself Cogito, Lemex and Dante Dases) should be your first port of call. Any technical problems with the site itself should be directed to Daniel, the site administrator and owner. I would recommend you have a look over the rules so that you know what to expect, and what is expected. But aside from that, I hope you enjoy your time here.


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    Welcome to the forums! Don't be shy to post as people are very friendly on this site.
     
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    Welcome! I hope you have a good time here~
     
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    Hello KRHolbrook from another new member in the month of May.
     
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    Caitlin R. Kiernan?

    That's awesome. I love her writing.

    Glad to have you aboard.
     
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    Yeah, the first time I read a book of hers (Threshold), I was like what the heck? But then I got used to her style and loved it. :)
     
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    I like Threshold quite a bit. I thought The Red Tree‚Äč was very good too. I enjoy her novels and the short stories of hers I come across from time to time. Never read anything by her that I thought was bad.
     
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    Haven't read The Red Tree yet, I just bought Silk not too long ago, so I've started on it.
     

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