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    Been there, done that!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by killbill, Feb 27, 2012.

    Hi,

    I have been forum- hopping for the past few years. Yes, it has helped me overcome many beginners' writing issues. Now, I am looking for that extra push which will make me a 'good writer'? Will I get it here? Of course, I will utilize my forum and writing experiences to help others. Cheers!
     
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    Welcome killbill! :)

    Just make sure to read the requirements about the workshop section before you post, because there's some things you have to do before you post your own work. (If you plan to do that)
     
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    Mellory, thanks for the heads up. I have read the rules and have no plans to post my work anytime soon. Let's say, I am a bit shy on that matter :)
     
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    I'm sure it's better than you think it is. We're our own worst critics.
    I have a thing about not sharing my work until it's done, though, so I know where you're coming from.
    And no problem. :)
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, killbill!

    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 and Cogito) 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.


    Banzai
     
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    Welcome to the Writing Forums! :)
     
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    Welcome to the forums, killbill!
     
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    Thanks everyone for making me feel at home.
     
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