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    Hello to the Community

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by maze, Mar 9, 2013.

    Hi,

    I joined the other day and figured I should probably introduce myself. Quite simply put, I enjoy writing and wish to get better. I find that writing is a process that should always involve feedback from others, so a writing forum seems like a good place to start. I have toyed with numerous creative arts from a rather young age which ended up leading me to studing writing at a college level. I am excited to begin.
     
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    Hi maze, welcome to the site.
     
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    Welcome! I'm here for pretty much the same reasons so if you need anything feel free to ask :)
     
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    Just dropping by to say “Hi”. Lots of good information here, and very good critiques from the members, if you’re looking for feedback. Just perusing the posts has helped me tremendously already.

    Hope you like it here!

    Red Rain
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, maze!

    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.


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