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    Generic Intro #375648

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gone Wishing, May 1, 2008.

    Hello!

    There's not a great deal to say about me... I'm a student currently earning a degree in Electronic Engineering. I've been writing for as long as I can remember (I have a preference for fantasy, though I dabble in pretty much any and every genre). I consider myself unpublished, though I have had some angsty teen poetry that never should have seen the light of day in a couple of dodgy anthologies.

    I am a self-proclaimed geek, with other interests that include HK action films, anime and gaming.

    Oh, and I also have an addiction to smilies. So far, :eek: is my favourite.

    Looking forward to being here!

    Gone Wishing
     
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    It's really good to see another familiar face.

    Welcome Gone Wishing.
     
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    Hello Gone Wishing!!

    Welcome to the WF.org...:)
     
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    Thanks guys! ;) (Ooh, that wink looks a little, erm... blissful?)
     
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    Welcome,

    Enjoy your time spent on the Writing Forum.
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    Hello Gone Wishing, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    I like the name, very whimsical.

    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!

    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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    Hey there :) Welcome to WF.org.
     
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    Welcome :)
     
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    This is your automated welcome response. If you would like to speak to customer service agent, too bad. ;)
     
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    Thanks to all for the welcomes! :)
     
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    voice formatting now, please hold.
    cheers, and welcome to you.
     
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    Hello and welcome to WF.org. I hope that you find your time here both pleasant and enjoyable.
    Take your time to look around and get to know the rules and the way the forum works. Also don't forget to check out the poetry and short story competitions. We currently have two running, along with the major short story contest where there is a cash prize.
    On behalf of the reviewers, I would just like to let you know that if you would like a review of your work and have not received one, or you would like further reviews, just send one of us a PM and we would be more than happy to take a look as soon as we have the time.
    There are lots of areas to get involved in, joint writing ventures, discussions all over the place and our community lounge where we can chat about anything in life, within reason.
    Any questions, there are plenty of us around to ask. Our moderator base are very friendly and extremely helpful and always there if they are needed.
    So all that out the way, have fun and see you around the boards.
    Torana
     
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    Thanks again for all the welcomes, and handy tips. :)
     
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    Welcome GW



    ~Raven.
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    hye.....!!!
     
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    :) Hello! Lots of lovely people here, thanks for being so welcoming!
     
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    Happy belated welcome!
     

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