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  1. words*from*the*heart

    words*from*the*heart Member

    Aug 11, 2008
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    Nuneaton, England

    Kim here. hi y'all.

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by words*from*the*heart, Aug 11, 2008.


    I love writng to an obsession.
    I love helping people who get stuck with their work.
    I love reading.
    I daydream too much.

    Whoo go me!:eek:

    I am currently writing a novel. *as is everyone nowadays*
    I have already had poems published in compelations and obscure mags. Hmm yeah that's me.:)

  2. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

    May 19, 2007
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    Massachusetts, USA
    Hullo Kim, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Posting your own work should not be the very first thing you do here. It is really worthwhile to see what other people have done to improve their writing, and see if some of it applies to your writing as well. That is part of why we require members to review other members' work before posting their own for review. On the other hand, there are no restrictions, other than content and copyright rules, on showcasing your work in your member blog.

    If you haven't explored the site yet, you should probably do so soon. Newcomers often gravitate to the Lounge, the Word Games, or the Review Room, but there is much more to be discovered if you poke in the corners. Remember to check out our FAQ as well, and be sure to read through the forum rules, too, to avoid any misunderstandings or hurt feelings. Respect for one another is our principal mandate.

    As for the Review Room, new joiners often wonder why we do things a bit differently on this site than on other writing sites. We emphasize reviewing as a critical writing skill. Training your eye by reviewing other people's work helps you improve your own writing even before you present it for others to see. Therefore, we ask members to review other people's writing before posting work of their own. The Review Room forums on this site, therefore, are true workshops, not just a bulletin board for displaying your work (and on that note, please only post each item for review in one Review Room forum). See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
  3. AnonymousWriter

    AnonymousWriter Contributing Member

    Aug 8, 2008
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    Hey Kim :)
    Welcome to the forum.
    If you ever want to chat or need help with anything, don't hesitate to send me a message.
    Enjoy your time here.
  4. DontThinkJustWRITE

    DontThinkJustWRITE Senior Member

    Jul 13, 2008
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    Wow, sounds like you're quite the writer! I've won some poetry contests and have been published in some compilations myself. Hope you enjoy it on here!

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