1. Jacco

    Jacco New Member

    Apr 4, 2013
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    Littleton, Colorado, United States


    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jacco, Apr 4, 2013.


    I'm Adam. I'm new.

    It always sucks joining a new forum because you don't know what the community is like, what the rules are, etc. It's a lot like the first day at a new school.

    Anyway, I'm working on tidying up my manuscript, trying to get it ready for publication and I'm having some trouble working plot mechanics out which is why I joined! I've been writing for years (10+) so I have the craft and my personal style down to a T. I'm very knowledgable about any subject you might have questions about so feel free to email me if you need advice, clarification, or even just want to chat.

    I look forward to getting to know and helping the community here!
  2. funkybassmannick

    funkybassmannick New Member

    Mar 22, 2011
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    Chicago, IL
    Welcome to WF :)
  3. Banzai

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

    Mar 31, 2007
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    Welcome to Writing Forums, Adam!

    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. The requirements of the Writing Workshop don't apply to the contests, so new members are allowed (nay, encouraged!) to get stuck in and enter!

    If you have any questions or problems, then the moderators (myself, 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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