1. BruMeister
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    Just found this forum

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BruMeister, Apr 17, 2009.

    Hey everybody, I just found about this forum, and I have to admit, I like what I see!

    Ever since I was in elementary school I've been writing about a specific hero and his friends that had overcome evil in the end. As the years went by, even as I went through Middle and High school, I continued to write about those same heroes, but with new stories, new characters, and sometimes even new names for old heroes. But now, I think I'm finally working on the piece of literature I've finally been looking for.

    Some day I hope to become a published writer :)
     
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    hope you do get your work published as i would love to read some of it. welcome to the forum any way
     
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    Welcome. You came to the right place. Hope to see some of your work on here. I hope all your dreams come true, and it will.
     
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    Hi and welcome! :)
     
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    Hullo BruMeister, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    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 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). 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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    Hi and welcome! Hope to see you around :-D

    ~Lynn
     

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