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    Hi guys!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gatogato, May 20, 2008.

    Hi guys, my name is Geoff and I live in Iowa. I just finished a 7 month motorcycle trip to South America and am trying to write a book about the trip. My writing skills are lacking and I have never enjoyed writing, but I am hoping that with your help I can write a good book.

    Thank You,
    Geoff
     
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    Hey Geoff,
    Cool to meet you. Sounds like a wicked trip and I bet you have an interesting story to tell. Much luck!
     
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    Hello Geoff, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    So where do the cats come in?

    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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    Hello there Geoff!

    Welcome to the forums!!
    Have fun!
     
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    Welcome to the forums, Geoff!
     
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    Welcome to the forum :)
     
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    Welcome :D
     
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    Welcome to the forums! If you need any help with one of the chapters of your book, just post them and someone will be glad to help you out.
     
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    Hi and welcome.
     
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    Hey there :) Welcome to WF.org.
     
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    Geoff, welcome to the forum. I'm a fellow Iowan and an avid biker, although your trip to South America sounds far too daunting for me. I'm sure the book will turn out great as long as you don't get discouraged and keep posting here on the forum. Good luck!
     

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