1. Flo

    Flo New Member

    Oct 24, 2012
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    Read me.

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Flo, Oct 24, 2012.

    Hey. I'm Emily, I just joined the forum. I love creative writing, I always have and I know this because I can write for what feels like 10 minutes but actually turns out to be a few hours and I'm sure you guys have similar experiences :). I would love to pursue my interest in writing further but I really want some feed back so I can see if I'm actually good enough. I should be posting my first stuff over the next few days so please check it out and tell me what you think, I'd really appreciate it....thanks :D
  2. Thromnambular

    Thromnambular New Member

    Oct 1, 2012
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    Well, you can't post your stuff until you've been a member for two weeks and have given at least two critiques--but those two weeks will fly by, so don't worry.

    I'm sure everyone here will be happy to give you feedback once you actually post something.

    Also, I think everyone is "good enough" already. What we have to find out is if we're ready enough to accomplish what we want.

    Welcome to the forums, Emily. (ノ:-D)ノ
  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, Emily!

    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.

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