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Old 09-23-2017, 02:09 AM
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Hello, my name is Shana and I live in rural Idaho. I am 40 this year and have written since I was young, but only for myself. I am looking to improve my writing by reading other people's work and having my own critiqued.

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Old 09-23-2017, 04:16 AM
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Hello, I have been writing since I was young and I am a little younger than you, and yet I will have the audacity to pass advice, in an incredibly patronising manner that will be incredibly irritating; 40 isn't that old, go out and live your dreams.
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Old 09-23-2017, 10:05 AM
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Welcome. Happy to see a new face.
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Old 09-24-2017, 01:19 PM
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Welcome, Shana. If you were one of the few that actually looked at the rules before signing one and grimaced, let not your heart be troubled. The rules are a good bit relaxed.
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Old 09-24-2017, 01:59 PM
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("...welcome shana4..." went the goblin in the most warmly of welcoming welcomes, then asking "...what do you humans normally write after that line there, nevermind, whatever they write is what I mean and I mean it too...", at which point the goblin felt he was standing upon ceremony somewhat so instead of yet more words he drew a circle in the air to reveal a small table with two chairs now, and upon the table only a pot of the finest filtered coffee no less, some small china cups, milk jug and sugar bowl, oh and a whole plateload of homemade biscuits to boldly dunk where no goblin had dunked before he imagined, before he smiled, looked up a shana4 again, and then gestured her towards a chair there, saying "...take a seat, you'll join me won't you, no I dare say you'll find me not too bad company as goblins go, just we have our peculiarities at times...", and with that the goblin felt he had done his best, yet the coffee did smell most aromatic though so there was that then)

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Welcome, Shana4! I believe you'll fit in with the crowd quite nicely here. I'm in a similar boat by only writing for myself for a while. Looking forward to seeing you around the beat.
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