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    Why hello there.

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Darkthought, Jan 25, 2008.

    My name is Adam. I am a senior at Yukon High School and will be graduating in about fifteen weeks. I started writing at the tender young age of eight in AOL role playing chat rooms. That first character spawned a ten part series of novels that I have been working on more than half my life. I am also working on a smaller trilogy which I plan to have published first.
    Other than writing, I play a lot of guitar. I have been trying to get a band together for a while now. I hope that works out. Aside from that, I don't really do all that much. That is me.
     
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    Hi Adam, welcome to the forums. Have fun exploring the site and feel free to ask the mods if you need help with anything. I look forward to reading some of your work and possibly hearing some of your music.
     
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    Hey Adam.......!!!Since you seem to be as lost in your work as I am, though I am probs lost by it, so my sympathies with you.....!!!I love writing music too, so hope to see some of your chord artworks.........!!!

    ~Neha~
     
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    Hello Adam, 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!

    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 Adam and welcome to the forum :)
     
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    Hiya there, Adam. Welcome to WF.org!
     
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    Welcome to WF.org I hope that you have a most wonderful and pleasant time here with all of us.
    Torana
     
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    I'm not really new...

    ...but it has been about two years I think.
     
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    Welcome, or welcome back. ;)
     
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    Welcome Back!! :)
     
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    Welcome back. :)
     
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    Returning

    Its been half an age since I was active. I feel that warrants a reintroduction for all the younglings. I'm Darkthought, though most usually call me DT. I've been writing since time started. I enjoy a very wide variety of music. I love a good debate. I'm a pretty massive fan of this forum's RPG section and intend fully to start GMing games there again. Shout outs to Oasis Writer, Foxee, Teele, and all the others from back in the day.
     
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    Welcome (back) to Writing Forums, Darkthought!

    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 requirements. 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, Cogito, Lemex and Dante Dases) 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

    P.S. I'm sure you remember all of this, but a reminder never hurts!
     
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    You too eh? I started out with D&D in the basements of friends, then moved up to AOL as well. Vampire the Masquerade is responsible for many of my missed homework assignments. :)
     

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