1. Lonely_Ghost

    Lonely_Ghost New Member

    Apr 12, 2012
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    New writer!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lonely_Ghost, Apr 12, 2012.

    Hello fellow writters!

    My name is Violet - well, not my real name, but it is the name I use on the Internet, I like it so much! I am a teenage girl who loves writing stories (basically short ones). I prefer writing horror stories. I have already written two of them and have them posted on another site, but soon I will post them here.

    I just want you to know that English isn't my first language, so there will be some spelling and grammar mistakes. Feel free to correct me!

    Finally, I would like to know if links to other sites are allowed here, because I searched the forum and didn't find answer to my question.

  2. superpsycho

    superpsycho New Member

    Feb 28, 2012
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    Welcome to the forum internet name violet. It's really a good idea to read the rules. It will help reduce confession. Hope you find the place to you liking and hope it moves you closer to you goals as a writer.
  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, Violet!

    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.


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