1. Gareth Smith
    Offline

    Gareth Smith New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2013
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Doncaster, United Kingdom

    Hello from the UK

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gareth Smith, Feb 20, 2013.

    Hi all, have decided that now is the time in my life to get serious and buckle down with my writing. Have had lots of ideas and I'm currently fleshing out some characters for what will bemy first novel.
    Hope that I can make plenty of new friends and some writing partners possible on here.
     
  2. Trilby
    Offline

    Trilby Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Messages:
    2,098
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    NE England
    Hello Gareth, welcome to the forums.
     
  3. Banzai
    Offline

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2007
    Messages:
    12,871
    Likes Received:
    150
    Location:
    Reading, UK
    Welcome to Writing Forums, Gareth!

    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 requirements. 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. The requirements of the Writing Workshop don't apply to the contests, so new members are allowed (nay, encouraged!) to get stuck in and enter!

    If you have any questions or problems, then the moderators (myself, 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
     
  4. Luca Rossi
    Offline

    Luca Rossi Member

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2013
    Messages:
    27
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Turin, Italy, Italy
    Writing partners?
    Here I am!
    Welcome,
    Italy!
     
  5. Gareth Smith
    Offline

    Gareth Smith New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2013
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
    Fantastic, I will add you to my list of friends on these forums and we can exchange some ideas

    Gareth
     
  6. Trilby
    Offline

    Trilby Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Messages:
    2,098
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    NE England
    Hi guys,

    Just a word of caution - if you do decide to become writing partners, do see to it that you have a contract worked out between you both from the start. Maia knows more about this than I do. Good luck!
     

Share This Page