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    I'm neeeew! :D

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NeonBrightside, Oct 20, 2009.

    Hey there!

    I'm new (as of 12 minutes ago)

    My name's Jay...and yes I'm a girl with a boys name...what of it?:p

    I'm a fanfic kinda guy but I can/do write other things!!

    I :love: The Killers (you may have noticed:D)

    I also :love: McFly =D=D=D

    and thats me in a nutshell (Y)

    farewell :D

    Jay xx
     
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    Gigi_GNR Guys, come on. WAFFLE-O. Contributor

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    Welcome to the forums Neon!! :) I like The Killers too.

    It's great to have you here!
     
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    Hello and welcome :cool:
     
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    Hello Jay, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    You should ease up on the texting abbreviations in a writers' site.

    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.

    Also, be aware that posting a piece of writing on any public site, including this one, will greatly diminish your chances of selling it for publication. Removing the writing later does not alter that fact - once posted, it is irreversibly considered published. So do not post anything more than a small excerpt of any piece you are planning to submit for publication.

    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 constructive critique as a vital 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). Also, please use the same thread for all revisions and additional excerpts from the same piece of writing. 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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    Hey Neon.. A.K.A 'Jay',

    Great to meet ya! you've currently been here longer than i have so that makes me the 'newbie' instead hehe. I've just, this minute, registered!. See you arround Jay :D
     
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    Hey Neon, I :love: McFly too, there awesome!!!

    What Fanfics do you write? I would love to read some as I love to write them (twilight mainly)

    Welcome to the forums anyhoo!

    Fantasy Girl xx
     
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    Heya.
    It's a great day for new members. Im new today too.
    I write fanfics for Final Fantasy VII, im interested in writing some new things though.
    Hope i get a chance to read one of your storys.
     

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