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    somehow I made it through the registration!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by That Guy From That Place, Jul 31, 2008.

    Hello all. I'm not too good with intros so I'll start by saying that I came here looking to get my writing ideas boosted into overdrive. I'm currently working on a novel, a big novel, but I am new to the writing scene and I can really use some third party advice. I look forward to seeing what the members here have to offer in terms of criticism and in the their own material. I'll also provide help any way I can to anyone who needs it.
     
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    Hi Guy, 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 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 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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    Welcome to the Forum. I'm sure you'll get plenty of help and we look forward to hearing your's as well. I for one will take all the advice I can get.
    Look forward to seeing you around and reading some of your work.
     
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    Welcome, Guy from that Place.
     
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    Well, whatever place you came from, you're in the right one now! Hee hee
     
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