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    Salutation, and maybe a greeting

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ArckAngel, Jun 11, 2008.

    Howdy
    I'm Mike, a 21 year old English major in University. I've been interested in writing since I was 14, and have been doing it off and on for the last few years in some way shape or form. I am now ready(or very not) to start a novel I've been considering for almost three years now. No guts, no glory as they say.
     
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    Well Howdy! Welcome to the site! What is your story going to be about?
     
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    A form of death and rebirth really. I suppose that would make the main character(and any other that goes through the process) a Christ figure. That just occurred to me. Whatever. Pretty much the main character is going to die in the first chapter, and then go through a process (journey) to return to the life of the living.
     
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    Welcome to the forums :) Sounds like an interesting plot to the novel
     
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    Hello Mike, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Posting your own work should not be the very first thing you do here. It is really worthwhile 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.

    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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    Hi, and welcome to WF!
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    Hi Mike! Glad to have you here! :)
     
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