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    Hello!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SuperRedPanda, Jul 7, 2016.

    Hello, everyone. My name is Ben *shakes hand*
    I've always been pretty terrible at introductions so I hope I come across well.

    Writing is something of a hobby of mine. I've been writing on and off for about four years now. This year I've really got down to it, though. I try to write at least once a day. It is something I'd love to turn into a profession at some point but for now, I'm more than happy with how things are.

    Friends of mine ask often if they can read the things I've written but I always brush them off with an excuse. I'm actually quite afraid of what they might think negatively about what I've worked hard on.

    Anyway, that's a little about me.

    I look forward to exploring this website even more.

    :)
     
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    I.A. By the Barn A very lost time traveller Contributor

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    Hello, I'm I.A. *tips hat*:supercool:
    Allowing people to read things is very hard, but in the end we all have to do it to understand our strengths and weaknesses.
    Writing once a day is just what I do, I just wish I would do more on WIP rather than other things.
    I hope to see you around!
     
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    I don't have any friends that are really willing to spend time to read my story... so I think you have great friends, don't hesitate to share it with them. Just tell them it is your first draft and any constructive criticisms is welcomed and well received.
     
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    I find that my friends never say much in the way of helpful criticism. I usually just get a few pats on the back, which feel nice, but don't exactly further me in any real way. I honestly wish they were meaner. I have one friend who will lay it all down for me and give me the truth, and she is very dear to me. So I would suggest you show one of your good friends. Since they seem to be interested already you will either get a pat on the back or, even better, solid criticism.
     
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    KaTrian A foolish little beast. Staff Supporter Contributor

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    Hi Ben! Welcome to WF. :)

    What are you currently writing? A novel, a short story, something else? :)

    Here's our New Member Quick Start to get you started.

    Have fun! :)
    -Kat
     
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    Thank's to everyone that welcomed me here :)

    I'm currently working on a series of five short stories that link together. It's set in a fantasy world with the main character being a vampire named Lauren who is a treasure/monster hunter. It's the start of a series of stories I'm gonna write about her and the world she calls home. Before that, I wrote some short stories set during a zombie apocalypse.
     
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    Welcome, Ben.
     

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