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    Hey There All!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Wet Weekend, May 28, 2008.

    Hey Everyone

    I'm John and I'm a semi-casual writer of all forms, although I've never been confident enough to post anything...I know the whole "If you can be discouraged from writing you should be" thing but hopefully I can post some stuff here for you to see amd give me some love

    See you!
     
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    Welcome :)
     
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    Welcome to WF! Hope we get see some of your writing. :D
     
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    Hello John, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    As for getting discouraged, it doesn't matter how many times you fall, only whether it exceeds the number of times you get back up.

    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. Remember to check out our FAQ as well, and be sure to read through the forum rules, too, to avoid any misunderstandings or hurt feelings. Respect for one another is our principal mandate.

    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 forums on this site, therefore, are true workshops, not just a bulletin board for displaying your work (and on that note, please only post each item for review in one Review Room forum). See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
     
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    Hi and welcome.
     
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    Hello....Wet Weekend.

    Welcome to the forums. :)
     
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    And so continues Cogs "Food for thought" quote a day. :D
     
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    Thanks guys, but Cogs right...I shall take his advise and review some before posting but thanks for the words of love
     
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    Hi John!
    You should post some writing. Everyone on here's really honest but encouraging, which can only be a good thing. :)
     
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    Hey there :) Welcome to WF.org.
     

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