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    Need some help

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Russprimm, May 9, 2009.

    I've always loved to write, but my only problem is that I've never been very good at starting any thing that I write very well. It always seems to be over detailed and dry. I finished writing the first part of the three part novel that I am working on. The start is anything but flowing, and I have no idea how to connect the parts. I have writers block at the moment, so Im stuck. My question is; is there any where that I could post the intro, or even the entire first part so I can get ideas from people and possibly help me in writing the introduction? Thank you
     
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    Hello Russ, 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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    hey :)
    you can post stuff like that in the novel's section in the review room
    but like Cogito said you should look around a bit first, its a great place :)
     
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    hi russprimm, welcome to the forums, what genre do you write

    hope to see you around
     
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    Hi and welcome :)
     
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    Hi and welcome to the site! Hope to see you around :-D

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