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    Hello all

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TheKingsCross, Jun 26, 2008.

    hello everyone, i found this website when looking for some people to get some feedback on my writing and such. i love reading and writing, my only problem is i have to many ideas going around in my head so i get an idea and start writing ferociously for a couple days or so. then i stop for a day and in that day i get a new idea and begin anew, so i never really have finished a story. i also have a big problem with naming my characters so hopefully people can help me here. anyway see you all around
     
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    Hello King's Cross, 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 for review. On the other hand, there are no restrictions, other than content and copyright rules, on showcasing your work in your member blog.

    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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    Welcome to the forums, King's Cross. I think if you participate in most of the site's discussions, your writing will improve a lot.

    If you write science fiction and/or fantasy--and after you get some reviews under your belt--feel free to post. If the selection isn't too long, I'll probably review it. Hope you hang around!
     
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    Hi and welcome.
     
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    welcome to the forum.
     
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    Welcome!
    have you ever tried clumping your ideas together? just a thought.
     
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    Naming characters is indeed difficult!! I struggle with the same thing!

    Welcome to WF! I'm new as well and I hope you find it as inspiring and welcoming as I did. :0)

    ~Salinye
     
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    Naming characters is indeed difficult!! I struggle with the same thing!

    Welcome to WF! I'm new as well and I hope you find it as inspiring and welcoming as I did. :0)

    ~Salinye
     
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