Yet another newcomer. I've been lurking for a little bit and decided to register. I used to write a lot when I was in high school and I got really self conscious about it, stopped, and then lost it for a very long time. Within the last year I've been picking up writing again, just whatever strikes me, and I'm trying to be much more serious about it now. A few months ago I bought a ruled notebook and made a promise to myself to fill the whole thing with writing, just whatever I want to write, and so that's my project of the moment. Anyway, I liked the community I saw here and enjoyed reading the different stuff and figured it would probably do me good to join a forum like this so I could get some exposure to other amateur writers and enjoy that kind of community. Anyway, I look forward to reading more stuff and eventually maybe posting a few things.