1. laurenmaree

    laurenmaree New Member

    Jun 3, 2012
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    Perth, Australia


    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by laurenmaree, Jun 3, 2012.

    Hi everyone!
    My name is Lauren. I am a student, studying a double major in Creative Writing and Philosophy. I love writing and reading.

    I have self-published two things as Kindle ebooks; one was a short story I wrote for a class last semester, and the other is a collection of short stories I have written.

    I am currently working on a novel. I have started two over the last few years, but don't think I have chosen the right stories to be written. I am happy with the story I am writing now, but since my writing workshop at uni has finished I am needing elsewhere to get feedback. I don't think I could ever be truly happy with a piece until it has been workshopped a few times.

    Anything else you want to know ask me :)
  2. mVd

    mVd Member

    Apr 17, 2012
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    Welcome! :)
    What genre of novels are you writing?
    Also remember you need to give sincere reviews on other works people have written, before you can get your own writings to be reviewed.
  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, Lauren!

    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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