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    I guess no one reads these things :)

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by koolgirl17, Mar 20, 2009.

    Hi im Ariel and i just wanted people to know that I am here to show you some good writing and waiting for some feedback on my talent, grammar skills, sentence fluency and theme. Have a nice day!
     
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    Hi and welcome! :)
    You'll need to do some reviewing first before you post your own work, someone will be along shortly to explain how things work. Look forward to seeing you around. ;)
     
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    Of course people read these things. Come, have fun. Hope we don't scare you away with our craziness.
     
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    Welcome! :D
     
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    Hello Ariel, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Yes, we do read these things, and hopefully you'll read the reaponses.

    Posting your own work should not be among the very first things you do here. It is worth taking the time 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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    People will only stop reading these things when they start thinking that nobody reads them =p

    I look forward to reading whatever your planning on posting (prays it's fantasy).
     
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    Hey people do read these things...:p...lol...but anyways..hi and Welcome WF...hope you have a great time here..
     
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    Yep, people read this kind of stuff. Especially since your title is a trap! :p Go listen to Cog, it pays to critique others' work. :D
     

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