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    HI!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by maidahl, Jun 10, 2012.

    Joined last night. I love this site! Some of the writing is actually kind of amazing!
     
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    Hey welcome to the forums! Be sure to read the rules and have fun around here. =)
     
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    Will do! I hate that I have to wait 14 days to post. Whatever. I'll deal. :)
     
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    Don't just wait it out. Spend the time really exploring the art of critique.
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, maidahl!

    I hope you find what you're looking for here, whatever your interests in writing.

    This forum aims to provide the best workshopping resources on the internet, and to that end we have a few rules which you should familiarise yourself with before you get stuck in. The main section of the site is the Writing Workshop, where members can post their writing in order to receive critique of their work.

    However, before we allow members to post their work, they must have met some basic requirments. Firstly, you must have been a member for fourteen days, and have made twenty posts on the forum overall (please note, posts in Word Games do not count towards this). This is so that members, when they post their work, have familiarised themselves with the forums and contributed to them (as well as hopefully learned something for themselves). Secondly, members must provide two constructive reviews of other people's work for each piece of their own that they wish to post. This is because we believe that the focus of workshopping should be equally upon giving reviews as receiving them, as they allow a writer to practice and improve their editing skills, which they can then apply to their own writing.

    Beyond the Writing Workshop, you will find that we have extensive forums for discussion of aspects of writing, as well as a community area for general discussion. We also run periodic short story and poetry contests, which are good for challenging yourself and expanding your skills.

    If you have any questions or problems, then the moderators (myself, Cogito, Lemex and Dante Dases) should be your first port of call. Any technical problems with the site itself should be directed to Daniel, the site administrator and owner. I would recommend you have a look over the rules so that you know what to expect, and what is expected. But aside from that, I hope you enjoy your time here.


    Banzai
     
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    hi...

    I am a new member here and want to be an active part of this community..
    I want to say warm welcome to all of other new members..
     
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    Thanks! Can't wait to read what you write, JohnEbenezer!
     
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    Hello! :)
    I can hardly wait to see some of your work!
     
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    Hello! I'm new here in a way, been here a few days and I'm enjoying it. Glad to see you've got stuff going up. you have an interesting style :)
     
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    Welcome! :)
     
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    Hello, and welcome to the Writing Forums! ^^
     

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