1. Pickled_dirt

    Pickled_dirt New Member

    Aug 12, 2012
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    What's up author hombres!

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pickled_dirt, Aug 12, 2012.

    Hi everyone,

    I'm relatively new to the writing domain, I have written a few short stories and I'm currently working between 3 novels. (When I inevitably find myself bored with one, I backtrack and start working on one of the others). I'm also starting a bachelors degree in professional writing and publishing in November this year, which I'm ridiculously excited about. Really, I'm trying very hard not to wet myself. Without a lot of success... I've had to do a lot of washing lately.

    My writing style is pretty crude, often reviewed as dark, disturbed, disgusting, vulgar, not safe for children, not safe for the elderly, not safe for people with mental disabilities, Not safe for those prone to panic attacks or mild vertigo. So if you do not belong to any of those categories, then enjoy the swirling madness that spills from my crooked mind in all of it's wonderful, stomach churning rot!
  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, Pickled_dirt!

    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, 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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