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03-30-2011, 07:17 AM
Hello All,
my name is 4misty1. Glad to meet you.I was here a couple of years
ago but got out because I felt that I did not posses the expertise or ability to write as would be expected of you.But Now I am back. I have completed my manuscript. I have to type it but will be looking for someone at some point to edit it for me so that the spelling, and all that would be needed will be right in order to at least give me a chance to have my work viewed. It is a memoir of my life. I lived in what was known as the Infamous Robert Taylor Homes(projects) shootings, killings, gang rapes it all ran the gambit in my years there. What I am hoping for is to educate people of all races that everyone wasn't as projected as the outside society said it was. Nor do I want it to be published as African American specifically. It is about live and how the power of survival makes the will to live just that more important. So, I'll need a little help. Please, all of you that know how to help me in my journey feel free. I am open to all, for help. Thank You :)

03-30-2011, 07:20 AM

03-30-2011, 07:25 AM
If anyone has some suggestions that would help me. I would appreciate it as soon as possible. I heard there are some masters out there. so could you please be a little patient. I know that I have a long way to go.
once again Thank You

Forlorn Radiance
03-30-2011, 07:29 AM
Its a learning process, that none of us will truly master :) but there is always room to improve! Hello, I'm new too, so I can't say much about the community other than they seem very welcoming :)

Purple Rose
03-30-2011, 07:30 AM
Welcome 4misty1. AW is a great place for inspiration.

03-30-2011, 07:58 AM
Welcome :)


03-30-2011, 08:03 AM
welcome welcome...im new too...and heres my advice...get masters and non masters alike to read it because you might get an invaluable suggestion from someone whos a novice so dont discount anything. thats not to say dont use your filter...cause you gotta...but keeps your mid wide open...but thats just little ol me talkin

03-30-2011, 08:04 AM
Hey, welcome.

03-30-2011, 08:41 AM

03-30-2011, 08:59 AM
Hi there, and welcome to the Cooler.


03-30-2011, 09:09 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. A word to the wise, (50 posts), it would be a good idea to participate first in helping others before you think about posting your own work. After you have been around here for awhile, then post something of your own for help. Good luck.

03-30-2011, 01:46 PM
Hi 4misty1, Welcome to the AW Water Cooler. It sounds like you have a great story to tell about something much more important than those of us who are just making stuff up.

All the best.


03-30-2011, 01:58 PM

Don't forget to read the Newbie's Guide (http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66315) and enjoy AW

Members who want to start a thread in Share Your Work to have work critiqued need
50 posts. So take some time to read the stickies, greet fellow newbies, critique other members’
works, or join a discussion.

I have passes for the pool on the roof, only $10

03-30-2011, 02:56 PM
Hello there and welcome! Indeed AW is a welcoming community and in time I'm sure you will find all the help you need :)

Alessandra Kelley
03-30-2011, 05:50 PM
Welcome and good luck.

03-30-2011, 08:24 PM

03-31-2011, 03:42 PM
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. Come along and pop on over to the Newbie Pub (at the top of the Newbie forum) and say hi, there's plenty of friendly faces that you can chat with and lots of banter. There's also the Question of the Day threads at the top of the Newbie forum where you can answer random questions.

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)