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    I Bid You Greetings

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by peregrine, Nov 10, 2008.

    Greetings, comrades in ar- well... comrades in pencils anyway!

    My name I prefer to keep to myself, the internet being what it is, but wherever I go on the web, my alias is Peregrine.

    Hopefully I can bring some interesting fantasy works and dark poems here (I don't mean "life sucks" poems, but just poems that focus on the darker aspects of life). I'm a huge fan of Warcraft, and have a few Fan Fictions in progress, one of which is completed. My basic method for writing Fan Fiction is to think, "what's the story that nobody thinks about or imagines could happen" and then I write it :)

    I'm not going to ramble endlessly about my writing techniques and such when I'm just saying hello, but I'll just say my Fan Fictions for Warcraft right now are: "The Fall of Azjol'Nerub", focusing on the plight of the Nerubian Empire as it is attacked by the Undead Scourge, "To Hunt a Demon", following the path of Gareth, the only Human Demon Hunter, on his path to vengeance, and "Scarab of the Sands", featuring Deathwing as a primary antagonist, stealing a powerful artifact and creating an alternate timeline where he rules.

    I am a big fan of, oddly enough, Yoda - he has, over the course of the six Star Wars movies, not to mention the countless books, revealed many deep, wise sayings and beliefs that I personally love.

    I look forward to getting feedback, giving feedback, and generally being here :)
     
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    Hello Peregrine, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Posting your own work should not be the very first thing you do here. It is really worthwhile to see what other people have done to improve their writing, and see if some of it applies to your writing as well. That is part of why we require members to review other members' work before posting their own for review. On the other hand, there are no restrictions, other than content and copyright rules, on showcasing your work in your member blog.

    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.

    And while you're looking around, don't forget to check out our Weekly Short Story Contest and Weekly Poetry Contest. They actually run more than one week apiece, but any member may enter, and all members are urged to vote for their favorites.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
     
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    Powerful you have become, Dooku. The dark side I sense in you."
    ―Yoda

    I've never been a Stars Wars fan, but Yoda is cool.

    Welcome to the forum Peregrine.
     
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    Hi, welcome aboard.

    Anthony
     
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    Thanks everyone =D
     
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    Greetings,peregrine,your writing befits a well-educated person.
     
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