1. AroundtheRainbow

    AroundtheRainbow New Member

    Oct 25, 2012
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    Hello Nurse!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AroundtheRainbow, Oct 25, 2012.

    That thread title so needed to happen.

    Anyway, I'm Ivie, and I'm new here. I'm older than 18, but younger than 27. I love to read and write. I love to write poetry, but I'm attempting to write a story. My tastes in books and stories changes all the time, I can love reading classics one month, then the next I'm reading a fantasy novel. So it all depends, but I always go back to my love of fictional books about aliens and all that. I also love to read people's stories online, some of them are just the best! And, uh, hm...I like to do all kinds of other things, like photography, cooking, hanging with friends, and I can always appreciate a good cup of tea.

    Yeah, I think that's it for now....
  2. Knarfia

    Knarfia New Member

    Oct 22, 2012
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    The best town you've never heard of
    It got my attention:) Welcome
  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, Ivie!

    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.

  4. peachalulu

    peachalulu Member Reviewer Contributor

    May 20, 2012
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    occasionally Oz , mainly Canada
    Welcome to the group Ivie! I love reading a variety of stuff too :)

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