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    Hey

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Shreyass, Jan 1, 2008.

    Hey everyone. I'm Shreyass, 17, from India, but I've lived in Dubai, U.A.E for 10 years. I love writing and I've got 5 completed short stories so far, which I will soon be submitting up for reviewing. This site looks great, and I look forward to participating actively.
     
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    Welcome to the site, Shreyass. Is that your real name or a nick? Just wondering.

    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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    hey shreyass welcome to the forum, its ant here. Happy new year as well. and same to you as well anthraxx. Hope you have fun here, the people are very friendly, just have fun...
     
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    Hello Shreyass, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    From what I've seen, Dubai seems a truly beautiful place.

    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!

    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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    It really does.

    I'd consider moving there for work purposes, considering they pay a premium for certain occupations.

    By the way, welcome to the site!
     
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    I can already see that these forums are different. 4 replies already, awesome, obviously this is really active. I'll get down to Reviewing immediately, and thanks for the welcome :D
     
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    Hiya there, Shrey ass.:p Sorry, sorry, just a joke. Hope you don't mind. Anyway, welcome to WF.org. If you have a query, feel free to ask.
     
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    Hi Hi, Shreyass! Welcome to the forums! I'm super glad you joined! :)
     
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    Shreyass is my actual name, my parents thought they'd have some fun :p
     
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    Hey, welcome aboard and I like your name- verry pretty! And your parents probably could of said worse!
     
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    hello and welcome
     

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