1. Anthony James Barnett
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    Hellooo

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Anthony James Barnett, Nov 8, 2007.

    Hi, I've been a published writer since 1994, short stories and the like, for mags, and summer specials, a couple or so have been broadcast on the radio, and Pauline McGough is presently recording an audio book of my short stories (which MIGHT be out for Christmas).

    I've had my début novel WITHOUT REPROACH accepted and the publishers have the proof copy at the moment so I guesss it'll be on the market before too long (but it seems to be taking forever).

    I have a web but it can't be submitted yet, as I haven't been a member long enough. Guess I'll leave it for later.

    Anthony
     
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    Hi, it's great to meet you and welcome to the site! :D

    Congratulations on all of your success, hopefully you'll be able to help others as well. By the way, you have a very cool name. :p
     
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    Welcome to the Writing forums. Well, this is really interesting! You're already on your way to becoming a famous personality :p

    Here's a basic welcome from all of us. It should be obvious, but in case it isn't, let me explain. The Writing Problems Area is exclusively where opinions on different ways to write, blockages in writing styles and similar problems can be discussed. In the Review Room, you can get critical appreciation and/or analysis of your written material. Behold, you must first review two pieces of writing before posting your own. This is ensure the pieces are evaluated to the most. Other than this, we have Writing Cotnests, weekly and monthly, where you can submit your writing. We also have Word games, Book Discussion and so on, classified under Community interaction. It may interest you if you're just hanging around.

    adamant has been kind enough to put many of the things I have mentioned or missed out on in one comprehensive place. If you want to check it out, see the Newbie Packets:
    Noobie Packets! - Writing Forums

    Enjoy it here, and don't feel shy to ask for help. We are all here to teach and learn in a mutual environment. And we hope you can do the same.

    Regards and Best Wishes!
     
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    Hello Anthony, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Congratulations on getting your novel accepted and in the publication pipeline!

    If you haven't explored the site yet, you should probably do so soon. Newcomers often gravitate to the Lounge, the Word Games, or the Review Room, but there is much more to be discovered if you poke in the corners.

    As for the Review Room, new joiners often wonder why we do things a bit differently on this site than on other writing sites. We emphasize reviewing as a critical writing skill. Training your eye by reviewing other people's work helps you improve your own writing even before you present it for others to see. Therefore, we ask members to review other people's writing before posting work of their own. The Review Room on this site, therefore, is a true workshop, not just a bulletin board for displaying your work. See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
     
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    Hello and welcome to the site. Congratulations on all your successes, I hope you stick around to offer us some advice. We have a talented member base to which I'm sure you'll be a welcome addition. If you have any questions for us then please fire away. Hope to see you around the forums soon.

    We run short story and poetry contests which you'd be welcome to enter. Please see these links for details:

    Writing Forums

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    Hello and welcome to the forum I hope you have a great time here with all of us and I look forward to seeing your work around the boards.
    Torana
     
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    Heya :) Welcome to the forums, I look forward to seeing you around and I hope that you settle in alright.
     
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    Dear Writer,

    Welcome to one of the fastest growing writers forums on the web. I’m sure if you hang around long enough you’ll begin to make new friends and enjoy becoming a participating member of the writersforum.org. I am sure that you as a new member will bring something unique and valuable to the forum, as well as find it an interesting and wonderful place to explore and learn more about the wonderful world of writing.

    I have been away for awhile myself, and unfortunately have not been able to keep up with greeting the large influx of new members personally. Please forgive, but except my sincerest and belated welcome to the forum.

    Cordially yours,

    Trailer Trash
     

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