1. KindJester

    KindJester New Member

    Mar 20, 2012
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    Hi everybody!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KindJester, Mar 21, 2012.


    I'm Matt and I'm searching for a community where I can learn something new about creative writing.
    I've lurked a lot on these pages and I think I've finally found it!

    I'm not a native english speaker, so feel free to correct my grammar without any problem. Any tip is really appreciated!

    Hope to read you soon,

  2. Mallory

    Mallory Mallegory. Contributor

    Jun 27, 2010
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    Tampa Bay
    Welcome! :)

    Just keep in mind that before you post anything of your own in the workshop, you have to give at least two constructive critiques of other people's work and be a member for 2 weeks. Aside from that, there's nothing too major.

    Hope you have fun :)
  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, Matt! (That's a very nice name you've got there ;) :p)

    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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