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    Why hello there!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Xxisia, Jul 28, 2010.

    Hiya ^.^

    I'm Xxisia, I have been writing since the age of ten(Can you tell I don't get out much? sadly, you'd be right) and seven years later here I am, just trying to perfect it and get out there =)
    I tend to write mainly Fiction/Fantasy as it is all my imagination plagued brain can come up with.
    I am an odd person I'd say. I wear skull/winged skull, checker, rose rings. I tend to wear girls sunglasses, and never a day without a band T-shirt(Avenged Sevenfold, Dream Theater, Iron Maiden, Porcupine Tree).
    Also I play drums religiously, I do have a youtube where I have many videos but..I really rather not supply a view to my slightly overweight self playing drums. =P
    And as far as the name goes, It is originally my WoW Character's name(Enhance Shammy =D haha) and now is a character in my stories/novels I work on.
    I just graduated this year(a year early =D) but no plans to acutally go to ITT Tech for my Networking classes yet, just waiting on my queries for agents to come back as rejections before I quit.(I'm only kidding, I will never quit writing!)
    Not sure why I joined this place, hopefully it helps me as everyone else.
     
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    Hello Xxisia, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Gesundheit!

    Please read How to Use the Review Room before you post there. Posting your own writing for people to comment on should not be among the very first things you do here. It is worth taking the time 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.

    Also, be aware that posting a piece of writing on any public site, including this one, will greatly diminish your chances of selling it for publication. Removing the writing later does not alter that fact - once posted, it is irreversibly considered published. So do not post anything more than a small excerpt of any piece you are planning to submit for publication.

    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 constructive critique as a vital 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). Also, please use the same thread for all revisions and additional excerpts from the same piece of writing. See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    And while you're looking around, don't forget to check out the RPG forum for improvisational fiction. Also try our Weekly Short Story Contest and Weekly Poetry Contest. They actually run more than one week apiece, but any member may enter, and all members are urged to vote for their favorites.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
     
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    You know what is just..wierd? I actually sneezed right before you posted that O.O
    Allergies suck D:
    Now I feel like searching my house for cameras..cause I'm quite paranoid.
     
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    Hello, and welcome to the forum :)

    I sometimes go out with band T-shirts, but unfortunately, I just have three (Korn, Metallica and Jeff Buckley).

    I like to play guitar, piano and sing, but I still donĀ“t have an youtube account (need a good camera to record).

    Anyways, I hope you enjoy this forum.

    __Cheers
     
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    Welcome.
     
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