1. SSweet211

    SSweet211 New Member

    Nov 24, 2011
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    New Poet =)

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SSweet211, Nov 24, 2011.

    Hey everybody,

    Not only am I new to this forum and website, but I am new to writing! I just recently discovered that I have a bit of a talent for writing free-verse poetry and extremely descriptive emotionally charged stories and also enjoy doing so a great deal!
  2. 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, SSweet211!

    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.


    P.S. I'm afraid I've had to edit your poem out of your introduction, for reasons which hopefully the above post makes clear.
  3. Midnight_Adventurer

    Midnight_Adventurer Active Member

    Mar 20, 2010
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    Melbourne, Australia
    Hi SSweet211!

    Welcome to the forum :D
  4. Gigi_GNR

    Gigi_GNR Guys, come on. WAFFLE-O. Contributor

    Jul 25, 2009
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    Milwaukee, WI
  5. TheSecretKeeper

    TheSecretKeeper New Member

    Nov 27, 2011
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    Over There ——>
    Welcome! I look forward to reading your poetry, I also write freeverse and enjoy it quite a bit.

    By the way, does anyone know what's goin on with that creepy-smile old fashioned looking girl everywhere?

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