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    Come say hi to me!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by akrathan, Jun 25, 2012.

    I'm currently writing my first novel, a historical fiction book set in 550 BC Sparta. Your classic coming of age story, except told in classical times. Should have thought about just how much research is involved in writing something set 2500 some years ago, but that's all part of the fun, reading Herodotus till your eyes blur.

    Anyway, much enjoying connecting with fellow writers. And looking forward to getting some helpful critiques on my own writing as well. As soon as I am allowed. And although I have given 20+ critiques and it has been 15 days since joining, I shall not offer one complaint to the moderators. I shall wait patiently. Because they are hard-working people. And good-looking.
     
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    Hi , Akrathan , welcome to the group!
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, akrathan!

    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.


    Banzai
     
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    Andrae Smith Gone exploring... in the inner realm... Contributor

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    Well hello and welcome to the Forum :) I've seen you all over the place here and I find your commentary useful and even eye opening at times. I suppose you should be welcoming me since you've been on longer than I but all the same I look forward to becoming friends and learning from each other :)
     
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    Hi there, from down under.
     
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    Hello, and welcome to the Writing Forums! ^^
     
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    Hi! welcome to the site!
     
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    welcome! your novel has an interesting plot. I, myself am thinking of writing a novel set in the roman/medieval times.
     

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