1. tinyplanets

    tinyplanets New Member

    Jul 14, 2012
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    Warwickshire UK

    Hello from a newbie

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tinyplanets, Jul 14, 2012.

    Hi All,
    I have just happened across this forum which looks fabulous and full of useful advice. After much deliberation I have self published my first novel available in e book form only. I am very much viewing this venture as a learning experience to improve on my writing skills. Its hard to know where you are going wrong until your put your work out there.

    So far the response has been positive but the book has been read mostly by people I know. It will be good to have some more reviews. I am also looking foward to reading other peoples work and sharing experiences and viewpoints.:)
  2. Love to Write

    Love to Write I'm a lover of writing. What else is to be said? Contributor

    Feb 25, 2012
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    Beautiful Oregon "It's the Climate"
    Welcome Tinyplanets,
    Good to have you with us. If you enjoy writing with other people i suggest checking out the RPG portion of the site. Lots of fun games going on. :)
  3. Banzai

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

    Mar 31, 2007
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    Reading, UK
    Welcome to Writing Forums, tinyplanets!

    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, 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.


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