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    Finally!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by straken, Jun 12, 2008.

    I've been looking for a good forum to publish my stories and to improve. So, I finally found one. I write for fun, during spare time (which I have a lot of) and think of any random plots I can come up with.
     
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    Hey there! Welcome to the forum! A good way to start is the introduction. (Which you did.) Perhaps some easy word games? Or the RPG section has a good selection. You should join the Jurassic Park: Caustic Amber. But you better hurry. The deadline to join is coming fast!

    Hope to 'see' you around the forum! May writing utensils and brilliant ideas be with you!
     
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    Welcome to the forums! :) Glad to have you here.
     
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    Hello straken, 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.

    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, and welcome to WF!
    PM me if you need anything. :)
     
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