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    Hello from philly

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Paul M, Nov 16, 2015.

    Hello everyone. My name is Paul. I live just outside of Philadelphia.

    I've always had a deep love of books and enjoyed writing quite a bit. However, in my house, it was never looked upon as something worth pursuing or a potential career. The last few years, I've attempted to write. However, I've found myself giving up on me quite a bit. I've only ever shared my writing with 2 people. Both were very supportive and loved it. In my head, they say that because they're my friends. I write and put it away for months because i think it's not worth it because it isnt good enough.

    It was suggested to me to find a place like this. I doubt my problem is unique and i thought it a good idea to seek the experience of others. I would truly appreciate any help or guidance. Thank you
     
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    Hello, I am from London, then I get bored and travelled around a bit. I settled on Auckland, but I am bored of it, need to fuck off elsewhere. Funny how quick boredom starts to grind away at you.

    Anyway welcome and hi.
     
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    Hi!

    Yeah having people read your work is the scary bit, but welcome. What sort of stuff do you write?
     
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    Hi new person. :-D We are definitely our own worst critics, it's just part of being a writer. We create, we hate it, we feel unqualified. It's our monologue.

    Sharing work with other writers though, will get you perspectives that non-writey friends can't offer. Often times, you'll get praise for something you didn't even know you were doing right (or at all), and the parts you hated go over without a hitch.

    So yes, tell us — what do you write?
     
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    Thank you very much

    I suppose I'd classify it as realistic fiction. I love the stories of people, and there are many I'd like to tell.

    My biggest obstacle is getting myself to write!
     
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    I didn't see this before i replied to the other comment. I'd classify it as realistic fiction.
     
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    We have ways of making you write. :wtf:

    :-D
     
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