I joined maybe a few days ago, but I haven't had the time yet to come on here yet. However, I'm actually working on a novel right now (or attempting to, anyway). I work at my university's writing center, and I've had some of my coworkers read bits and pieces. I can't believe how much I need to put in it. Mostly since this is my first novel, I'm rather amazed at the length of effort I need to put into it (though I am not surprised). I guess I came here looking for a bit of help in developing my story, and so I hope you all can help me become a much better writer than I already feel I am.