1. HopingAgain
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    Hello all

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HopingAgain, Aug 23, 2014.

    I am sort of new. I was a member about 10 years ago (If I am remembering correctly), but stopped writing for one reason or another. I forgot the password, so here I am with a new persona. The bug has bitten me again and now I'm 20k words into another novel with dozens of new ideas swarming for attention, but this time I intend to finish what I start. At least 30k words more, a rewrite or two and I can figure out which idea needs my attention next.

    This time also, I am determined not just to scratch words on a page, but to get better, to make more artful scratches on the page. I am splitting my free time between writing, reading good books, and reading about writing. In this last category I've read "The Way of Story" by Catherine Ann Jones, I am in the middle of John Gardner's "The Art of Fiction," and next up is King's "On Writing." Any further suggestions would be kind of you to share. I am also curious about texts that would help me in grammar and style.

    Hopefully, I will find my time more productive this go round and maybe I can be helpful as well. Thank you all for sharing your time and making this an active forum.
     
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    After some research it appears that it only seems like 10 years ago, it was actually closer to 5. Oops.
     
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    Hi, and welcome to the forum!

    Since a lot has changed the last you were here, please take a look our New Member Quick Start Guide to get you re-started. :)

    Good to hear you're back to writing, and congratulations for getting a novel manuscript going! :)

    See you around!

    -Kat
     

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