1. MattyDean

    MattyDean Active Member

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    Howdy, folks!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MattyDean, Dec 22, 2014.

    Hello, all. Lovely place you got here. I'm Matt Rust, and I quite fancy myself an actor/musician/writer. Who'd'uv thunk it?
    Art in general is the lens I tend to see through, and while I don't get paid very much in any of the aforementioned endeavors, I keep pushin' on.
    I tend to write poetry and little bits/vignettes, mostly with strong social/political commentary. I don't lean too heavy on metaphor and like to keep things concise, but I don't completely abandon imagery or allusions or allegory or other fun literary tools.

    I sometimes get a bit wordy and could cut a good six or seven words per sentence out, so let me know when omissions are available. And if I'm leaning on adjectives too much and could use a few more verbs, certainly bring that to my attention.

    Shine on, you crazy diamonds.
     
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    lixAxil Self-Proclaimed Senator of the RPG subforum. Contributor

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    He quoted Pink Floyd.
    He is automatically a good person.
     
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  3. KaTrian

    KaTrian A foolish little beast. Staff Supporter Contributor

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    Hi Matty Dean, and welcome to the forum. Sounds like you already know what you're doing and where you're going with your writing, at least more so than I did when I first joined a writing community. :p

    Here's our New Member Guide to get you started. Have fun!

    -Kat

    P.s. The baby in the picture is absolutely adorable. :)
     
  4. MattyDean

    MattyDean Active Member

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    First song I learned to play was 'Wish You Were Here' (my padre used to sing it to my mums).

    Why, thanks! Though I can't promise a link between my self-awareness and quality work =)
    And isn't she? She's one of my nieces and as such owns half of my heart, little Ava Renee. I guess facebook auto-uploaded it, handy little feature!
     
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    Gigi_GNR Guys, come on. WAFFLE-O. Contributor

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    Welcome to the forums.
     
  6. MattyDean

    MattyDean Active Member

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    Thankee. I love your signature =P
     
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    Gigi_GNR Guys, come on. WAFFLE-O. Contributor

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    Ha, thank you! It's been there for a few years, I quite like it myself. :p
     
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    GingerCoffee Web Surfer Girl Contributor

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    Hi, welcome to the forum.
     
  9. MattyDean

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    Thanks! Already running into some rad people, lookin' forward to mixing brain juices with people (that's not supposed to sound crass, I promise!)
     

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