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    newbi here

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by penhobby, May 22, 2008.

    Hi everyone,
    As person I am extremely shy, except when I’m writing, and then my true personality shines through. A sense of freedom and purpose become so clear to me while writing, which is why I will never stop. Unfortunately, I happen to suck at writing. So this is why I am here, to unashamedly beg for help. :)
    On a more personal note, I am a married mother of three boys under the age of ten. As you can imagine my strong sense of humor has effectively saved my life on several occasions, thus I put a lot of humor in my stories. I enjoy writing sci-fi and romance and I have dabbled quite a bit in children’s stories for obvious reasons. Okay that's it for the moment, I'm all talked out. Don't worry, it won't last long.
     
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    Hey there :) Welcome to WF.org.
     
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    Hello penhobby, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    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 reviewing as a critical 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.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
     
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    Hello! I'm new here too!! XX
     
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    thanks for the welcome!:)
    It's so scary to be new isn't it.
     
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    welcome.
    it is scary but oh so exciting as well.
    think of all the wonderful people who will read
    and give support to you.
     
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    Hello there Penhobby!

    Welcome ot the forum!! :)
     
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    It's only scary if you think about it :) New is only a figment of your imagination :D Just enjoy yourself.

    Welcome :)
     
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    Welcome to the forums :)
     
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