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Offline Dachelle

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« on: January 06, 2014, 04:00:57 PM »
Another newbie checking in!  I have been a writer and aspiring author for a long time, but I suffer from the curse of a lack of confidence and so have lots of half-finished ideas hanging around.  I am finally close to actually completing a short book-length work and am hoping interacting with other writers and getting advice will help!  I write YA and fantasy.

Offline Skip Slocum

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Re: Hi!
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2014, 04:15:00 PM »
Welcome to the Circle, we have much to offer. We’ve divided the subjects of interest into categories. (There are subheadings under each one.) However, before you go any further, please drop by this link below and give it a read.

It will familiarize you with how we do things; our forum etiquette, and limits.  Reading this page first will help. None of us wants to cause a meltdown to the servers or distress the other members.   

Visit our Coffee Shop. Make some friends in the, ‘MWC Bar’ for instance. Ask some questions and jump right in. We do however ask that you help a few others before you post any of your own work. Look for a blue pushpin at the top of each page-list you open. Read that post.

Whether you are a reader, writer, or a poet, we have it all.  As implied in the name, ‘My Writer’s Circle’, we all learn from, and teach one another. Again, welcome aboard.


Offline Alice, a Country Gal

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Re: Hi!
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2014, 06:18:56 PM »
Hello and welcome to MWC, Dachelle.

Look around, read and comment on some of the work of others and I'm sure they will be happy to do the same for you.

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Offline heidi52

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Re: Hi!
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2014, 06:24:05 PM »
Welcome Dachelle. Glad you found us, great place to improve you skills and your confidence.

Lots of us have that pile of half finished works, so you are not alone there.  ;)

Offline 2par

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Re: Hi!
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2014, 06:29:58 PM »
Hello Dachelle. Welcome.

There's no lack of a lack of confidence here, so jump right in.

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Re: Hi!
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2014, 07:55:46 PM »
Welcome to the MWC - Fear no fears, step on disappointments.

Offline Laura H

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« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2014, 07:17:24 AM »
Nice to meet you  :)
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou

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Offline thatollie

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Re: Hi!
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2014, 04:15:38 AM »
Welcome aboard. Who are some of your favourite authors?
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