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    I put the "mania" in Tasmanian!

    Well, well, well. What have we here?

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Amphigory, Jan 30, 2012.

    We have a me, it seems! I hope it's to your liking.

    Hiya! I'm 17 (almost 18), Australian, and very accurately described by my username. I generally write short stories of the flash-fiction length (between 700-1200ish words), though I've also dabbled in longer things and attempted (and failed) poetry. In recent times I've started submitting them to magazines and suchlike, and have begun my very own rejection-collection -- happily, thus far they've been of the personal, encouraging variety.

    I always find venturing into a new community a little intimidating, but I'm hoping to enjoy my time at this one! I'm looking forward to meeting people and getting involved!
     
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    Hello! Major props to the collection of rejection letters. I don't even have one yet.

    I think you'll find most people on here very nice and helpful, don't feel intimidated. I'm new too and everyone has been very friendly.


    Cheers!

    JC



    PS. Your username gave me an image of an amphibian Cedric Diggory.
     
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    Welcome! Glad to hear you're starting your rejection collection (assonance... eek). Most people never make it that far.

    Good luck!
     
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    An amphibious Diggory? Well, that would have been ridiculously useful for him during the second task!

    Thanks to you both! :D I'm sure I'll love it here.
     
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, Amphigory!

    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 requirments. 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.

    If you have any questions or problems, then the moderators (myself and Cogito) 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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    Ha! I like you.:D Welcome to the forums!
     
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    Welcome to the forums ! Don't worry people are very friendly around here, you will settle in just fine.
     
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    Thanks, all of you! :D
     

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