1. Kit Kat

    Kit Kat New Member

    Jul 14, 2012
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    Hello, person named after a candy bar has arrived! =P

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

    Hello fellow writers/people who like writing. The name's Katie, a.k.a Kit Kat (Not named after the candy bar, a friend of mine on the internet called me this once and the nickname stuck like glue.) as I am named here. Call me whatever ya want too though, I don't mind. I'm a 15 year old girl aspiring to be a writer. I'm here because I've wanted to joining a writing forum for a while, but never did till now, and I'd like to see some tips from other, more experienced writers. :-D I used to just write as a way to vent out anger when I was 12 to 13, but as I wrote more I got more invested in it and I decided I wanted to be an author...yes, probably cliche, but that's the gist of it. I am a merely a 15 year old with a dream. Nothing more, nothing less. I also enjoy video games, anime, and music. If ya wanna chat, just give me a VM. I don't mind, I talk a lot anyways =P.
  2. 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, Katie!

    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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