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    Hey All!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by K~la, Oct 2, 2007.

    Hi Everyone!

    I'm just new to the site and still exploring it's options. I am 20 years old and currently in college on my way to become a teacher, as well an aspiring writer. I mostly write poems, but sometimes like to try short stories. I hope that by joining this site I will furthar my skills in writing, and am here to help anyone else in need.
     
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    Welcome to the Writing forums. Your user name reminds me of Kala in Lion King 2. Gosh, I'm being so silly right now.

    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 Rom, 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 Contests, 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 and welcome to the forum. It is lovely of you to join us here at WF.org.
    I do hope that you find your time here productibe and enjoyable.
    There is a lot to get involved in many areas around the boards so take a look and share your opinions where you can. We would love to hear them.
    Well see you around the boards.

    Torana
     
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    Welcome to WF, K~la. =)
     
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    Will than!!!!!

    keck back 'n relex
    if yar intu poetre yu've probubly hit the Greetest plice ta be yungin'!!!
    also remimber ta du yer fare share
    1)Crit!
    2)post
    3)rense
    4) and repeat!!!

    and moost uf all!!
    Welcome to the site!!
     
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    Thanks all! Seems like a preety freindly and productive environment. I'm sure I'll really enjoy my time here.
     
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    Hope I'm not too late to add my welcome to the party?! I look forward to our meeting in the threads, see you around the site and if you have any questions then do let us know and we'd see if we could help you out.
     
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    Hello K~La, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    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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    Hey there and a happy belated welcome to the site!
     

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