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    Hi everyone

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Troy, Sep 30, 2007.

    hey i'm new to the site, i love writing, mostly fantasy and science fiction, i'm quite new to the game so hopefully i'll be able to pick up some tips from other writers, anyway i'm a friendly chatty bloke so feel free to pm me.

    Seya around.
     
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    Welcome to the Writing forums. It's a great honor for us to have you around, so yeah, feel cared for. Or hated.

    Here's a basic welcome from all of us. It should be obvious, but incase 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 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 there, welcome to the site. I am Heather and can always been found around here somewhere. If you ever need anything reviewing, need a little help or just want a chat then send a PM my way and I’ll be more then happy to help.
    Heather
     
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    Welcome Troy. *wave* I'm new here too, and am a fellow writer of fantasy. Hope to see some of your work soon. :)
     
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    hello and welcome to the forum. I hope that you have a great time here with all of us and I look forward to seeing you around the board
     
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    Welcome to WF, Troy. =)
     
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    Good to have you here, glad you found us. Sci Fi and fantasy aren't my genres but we have plenty of members who are rather skilled in those areas so you should fit in nicely. Any questions then fire away. See you around the site!
     
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    Welcome to the good ship Writing forums. Stick around and who knows....






    ~Raven.
     
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    I like how you said bloke. I haven't heard that word in ages.

    Anyway, welcome to the forums and I'll see you around most likely. =]
     
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    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome
     
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    Hey there! Have another, albeit belated, welcome from me, lol. Hope you're settling in alright :)
     
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    Hello Troy, 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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