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    I'm New Here

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PrincessOfWriting, Feb 11, 2011.

    Hello every one! My name is Savana. I'm 12 years old, female, and I'm homeschooled. I like to read, spend time outdoors, and I absolutely LOVE horses! I hope to have a horse of my own, one day. Since I cannot have a horse right now, I collect Breyer Model Horses instead! And of course, I love writing! I like to write about horses and other animals. My dream is to become a well-known author of many novels!
     
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    Welcome Savana. :)
     
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    Hi there Savana.

    I have a horse mad, story writing home ed daughter, but she is only seven. She is sure she is going to be a show jumper when she grows up. Her brother on the other hand wants to be a pilot.

    Nice to meet you look forward to your posts.
     
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    Welcome :)
     
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    Hello Savana, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Please read How to Use the Review Room before you post there. Posting your own writing for people to comment on 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 the RPG forum for improvisational fiction. Also try 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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