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April
02-05-2010, 05:34 AM
Hi Everybody,
I've been a writer my whole life, but not very successfully. I've started many, many projects, but my internal editor always sabatoged me. This last year, I started to overcome that issue with the help of Nanowrimo and writing my blog (http://goalsethigh.blogspot.com). I also recently joined Constant Content and have started submitting articles. The articles have been accepted and that has given me a little more confidence in my grammar (don't laugh if I'm flubbing it up here, I rewrite like four times there).

I am a bartender by trade, but I'm home on disability because of a high-risk pregnancy. Bad for money, but great for writing.

So, I keep seeing AW pop up everywhere on blogs that I like to read. You don't have to hit me over the head with a brick. Apparently, this place rocks and I'm missing out. Anyway, I'm here to learn and hopefully make some new friends.

April

TheIT
02-05-2010, 05:35 AM
:welcome:

April
02-05-2010, 05:36 AM
Waves back

bclement412
02-05-2010, 05:40 AM
Welcome to AW! :D I was born in April, lol.

CACTUSWENDY
02-05-2010, 05:46 AM
Welcome to AW. Hope you enjoy your stay with us.
How do you like your popcorn?

If you go to the bottom of the page to the ‘forum jump’ you can scroll down and find all the areas of this place. Most of the SYW areas require the password of ….vista. Good luck.

April
02-05-2010, 06:23 AM
Hi bclement412 - so your birthstone is the diamond, nice. I was born in Sept, so I get Sapphires. I used to wear the two stones together and thought I was being so clever, ha ha.

Cactuswendy - thanks for the info and welcome. Btw, I like my popcorn layered with butter. Mmmmmm, butter.

bclement412
02-05-2010, 06:28 AM
Hahah. Yeah it's a diamond. Sapphire is actually my favorite gem, but diamond is a close second :D

Nateskate
02-05-2010, 07:31 AM
Hi April. It's a great place to make friends and learn. There's something here for everyone. I hope to see you around on the threads, and I hope you enjoy it here.

Nate

Snowstorm
02-05-2010, 08:41 AM
Welcome April! That NaNo is a pretty cool event. Congrats! I won last year--my first year. See you 'round the boards.

Nickie
02-05-2010, 09:30 AM
Hello to you, April, ane welcome to AW.


Nickie

anotherday12
02-05-2010, 09:43 AM
Welcome! And good luck to you and your baby :).

cooeedownunder
02-05-2010, 10:29 AM
Welcome :hi:

BigWords
02-05-2010, 04:35 PM
Welcome to the Cooler.

PoppysInARow
02-06-2010, 12:16 AM
It doems rock, but you'll learn that quickly enough. :D

Welcome to the boards. I hope it'll make you as productive as its made me.

April
02-06-2010, 03:56 AM
You guys are very welcoming, thanks!

jvc
02-06-2010, 04:16 AM
Greetings and welcome to the watercooler :welcome:

Take a wander around the various forums, there's lots to see and lots to learn, and even some fun threads too (such as the Traditional Irish Pub at the top of the Newbie forum)

Don't forget to read the newbie guide (http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66315), and if you want to know what all the buttons mean check out this thread. (http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28185)

sadron
02-06-2010, 01:50 PM
Welcome!!

regdog
02-06-2010, 05:51 PM
http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l117/regdog/hello.gif

Shadow_Ferret
02-06-2010, 06:20 PM
Welcome aboard, April!

CSMaster
02-08-2010, 04:55 AM
Welcome.

YukonMike
02-08-2010, 07:34 AM
Welcome and good luck with the pregnancy.

April
02-08-2010, 03:37 PM
Thanks for the well wishes everyone. Today is the first day that I've woken up and not felt like I was going to puke...in about a month. That is a great start to the day.