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    Hello out there!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by beatgen_nerd, Jul 22, 2007.

    Hey there, everyone! My name is Raye; I'm a senior English major at the University of Texas Pan American. Hopefully, in the fall of '08, I will begin studies with the MFA Creative Writing program there, where I plan to specialize in Creative Non-Fiction. I have been published in a few small, local publications, but nothing big - yet. xP Anywho, I love to read and I love to write. It's always been a big hobby of mine, but I have really started to dedicate myself to refining my skills over the past few years.

    I look forward to meeting all of you!
     
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    Welcome to Wf.org, I hope you have a wonderful time here with all of us.
    There is a lot to get involved in around the forum, so join in where you can.
    Well have fun and see you around the board.

    Torana
     
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    Welcome to the forums! :) I hope that you find the resources here useful. If you need any help with anything, please feel free to ask. I'm always happy to help.
     
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    Welcome to the forum, hope you enjoy your time here.

    You have any questions, please don't ask me, pretty new myself.

    Always good to here that some of us can get work published :).
     
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    Welcome to the forums! What sort of things have you already had published?
     
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    I go away for 36 hours and all these new members!

    Anyway, hello and welcome! If you have any questions, feel free to ask and I hope you enjoy the site!
     
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    Thanks to everyone for such a warm welcome!

    Kit603, I have had six poems and one short story published so far. One poem that found its way into the literary arts journal at my university won third prize in the poetry competition and is going to be "competing" at the state level. Hopefully, something will come of that.
     
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    Well congradultions on your successes and best of luck I hope that all goes well for you.
     
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    Oh wow that's great :) I hope you have similar sucess at state level, you'll have to let us know how it goes :)
     
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    Hi beatgen_nerd, welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Sounds like you've had some encouraging early successes. That is great!

    Have you taken a good tour if the site yet? Have you poked around the corners to see what hidden gems are here to help everyone write better, or just to know one another better?

    Have you wondered why we prevent members from posting works in the Review Room forums before they write some reviews of their own? This particular question often puzzles newcomers - it puzzled me, even though it was only a recommendation at the time. Several reasons have been given, but to me the most important is that analyzing someone else's work does more to improve your writers eye than receiving reactions from others. It also makes you more receptive to suggestions. And as writers, improving our writing is a constant goal.

    So welcome again, and I hope you find the site, and more importantly, the people who make it what it is, helpful and friendly. Have fun!
     
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    Newb welcoming a newb! =P

    Hope you enjoy your lovely stay. : )
     
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    Welcome to writing Forums. I certainly hope you stick around








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