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    Hello All

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chronicle535, Jun 25, 2012.

    I am Chronicle535 I am currently in enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, but dont hold that against me. I am an aspiring writer I seem to always have a way with my words, and people always seem to want to read more of what I write, even if its an incomplete work or if its a completed poem or short story they always ask me to write more. I currently have a work in progress, and I am hoping that I will be able to get some help and direction since I am clearly not a professional writer, and I quite feaquently I get trapped in the dreaded writers block and I become unsure of what to do, so, I end up scrapping my entire work to start over, and pray that I dont hit the same snag as before, so I appologize ahead of time if I lean on all of you alot so I can get out of my writer's block as quickly as possible.
     
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    Hi Chronicle535, welcome to Writing Forums :)
     
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    Darkkin Reflection of a nobody Contributor

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    Welcome to the boards. Nothing wrong with being the the Armed Forces, nearly every male in my family is currently enlisted or has served. :rolleyes: Writer's block is a major hassle, but the high of finally getting around it is awesome. Enjoy the boards.

    - Darkkin
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, Chronicle535!

    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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    Gigi_GNR Guys, come on. WAFFLE-O. Contributor

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