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    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by niallohagan, Feb 6, 2013.

    Hi guys, my name is Niall, I live in Manchester but am from Armagh in Ireland. God knows how many times Ive started a book and then lost my way with it. Hope to fond inspiration here to finally complete one. Have tried my hand at poetry in the past too. Anyway, I will be popping in now and agin for advice and what not.
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    I'm Michael. I'ma college student who's probably going to post a short story every once and awhile and comment on others here.
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, Niall!

    I hope you find what you're looking for here, whatever your interests in writing.

    This forum aims to provide the best workshopping resources on the internet, and to that end we have a few rules which you should familiarise yourself with before you get stuck in. The main section of the site is the Writing Workshop, where members can post their writing in order to receive critique of their work.

    However, before we allow members to post their work, they must have met some basic requirements. Firstly, you must have been a member for fourteen days, and have made twenty posts on the forum overall (please note, posts in Word Games do not count towards this). This is so that members, when they post their work, have familiarised themselves with the forums and contributed to them (as well as hopefully learned something for themselves). Secondly, members must provide two constructive reviews of other people's work for each piece of their own that they wish to post. This is because we believe that the focus of workshopping should be equally upon giving reviews as receiving them, as they allow a writer to practice and improve their editing skills, which they can then apply to their own writing.

    Beyond the Writing Workshop, you will find that we have extensive forums for discussion of aspects of writing, as well as a community area for general discussion. We also run periodic short story and poetry contests, which are good for challenging yourself and expanding your skills. The requirements of the Writing Workshop don't apply to the contests, so new members are allowed (nay, encouraged!) to get stuck in and enter!

    If you have any questions or problems, then the moderators (myself, Lemex and Dante Dases) should be your first port of call. Any technical problems with the site itself should be directed to Daniel, the site administrator and owner. I would recommend you have a look over the rules so that you know what to expect, and what is expected. But aside from that, I hope you enjoy your time here.


    Banzai
     
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    Hi Niall and welcome! I'm kind of new too, but this forum has been a huge asset to me. There is a wealth of information here and quite a few members with some really genius input. :)
     
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    Hello Naill, welcome on board.
     

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