1. sam80

    sam80 New Member

    Apr 8, 2012
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    Hertfordshire, England

    Hello from Hertfordshire, England

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sam80, Apr 8, 2012.

    Well hello,

    I am relatively new out of the writing closet. Although I have written on and off, since i was a teenager and always had ideas i wanted to pen, I have never had the self confidence to say, 'I love to write'.

    So Hi everyone one my name is Sam and I love to write.

    Looking forward to getting to know like minded folk :D

    Sam xx
  2. superpsycho

    superpsycho New Member

    Feb 28, 2012
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    Welcome to the forum Sam. The first step in coming out of the writing closet is to admit you love to write and say so. Like anything else it can be scary putting yourself out there but you'll find everyone is in the same boat. You'll find more then a few like minded individuals here so jump in. And you might as well do it in the deep end or you could hit your head on the bottom. I would suggest reading the rules. You'll find them helpful.
  3. Fullmetal Xeno

    Fullmetal Xeno Protector of Literature Contributor

    Jul 15, 2011
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    Kingdom of Austniad
    Welcome to the forums Sam! Im glad you can finally admit your passion of writing here on the site.
  4. JessWrite

    JessWrite Word Nerd & Proud! Contributor

    Aug 13, 2011
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    My Old Kentucky Home
    Welcome to the forums, Sam! I've actually liked writing all my life too, but just last year realized it was something much more. It can be scary to share, so I applaud you! I hope you enjoy your time here. :)
  5. 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, Sam!

    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.


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