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JDMorgan
03-21-2012, 02:24 AM
I'm Jamie, I'm a writer. (feels like I'm at an AA meeting with this)
I'm not real good about discussing myself so please excuse me for that.
I found this site on google and after reading a number of interesting posts about publishers & agents on one of the blogs, I decided to check it out.
I've considered the self-pub route, still am really, but I'm not giving up yet on the idea of having a publisher who can do a ton of the hard stuff for me. I am however, very wary due to some of the stuff I've seen. I've checked out some posts in the Bewares section already and seen a few I was interested in, some good, some questionable and some...well, I'm not even going to go there!
So, I guess I'll close by saying I'm here to learn what I can and (hopefully) help make the decision easier.
Thanks!

Tepelus
03-21-2012, 02:49 AM
Hello, and welcome!

PorterStarrByrd
03-21-2012, 02:53 AM
Welcome aboard

alleycat
03-21-2012, 02:54 AM
Welcome.

DJMaxwell
03-21-2012, 02:59 AM
I totally understand the AA feeling, though in my case it's because talking about my writing is a bit shameful from my horrid work habits.

If you do (and I hope that you do) get accepted by a publisher or two and you can't figure out from the existing information here if they're any good or not, make a new thread and I'm sure you'll have all of the info you'll need in a day or two- the members here are THAT awesome. Even in the off-chance that you don't get the info you need that way, you could email the folks are Writer Beware and get what you need there easily enough (about both agents and publishers, and they don't charge anything for the information the last time I checked).

Anyways, welcome!

MKrys
03-21-2012, 03:10 AM
Welcome to AW, Jamie!

Mark G
03-21-2012, 03:44 AM
:welcome: Welcome to Absolute Write!

Mandiloo322
03-21-2012, 05:48 AM
:welcome:

Justin D Hill
03-21-2012, 05:56 AM
Hello! :)

JDMorgan
03-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Thanks! Great to know. I am thinking though that I'd better fond out more BEFORE I submit. Some of those problems I've read about are scary headaches I just don't need! Wow, I'm mind boggled from all I've read so far.

I totally understand the AA feeling, though in my case it's because talking about my writing is a bit shameful from my horrid work habits.

If you do (and I hope that you do) get accepted by a publisher or two and you can't figure out from the existing information here if they're any good or not, make a new thread and I'm sure you'll have all of the info you'll need in a day or two- the members here are THAT awesome. Even in the off-chance that you don't get the info you need that way, you could email the folks are Writer Beware and get what you need there easily enough (about both agents and publishers, and they don't charge anything for the information the last time I checked).

Anyways, welcome!

dryland
03-21-2012, 06:18 AM
Hello and welcome!

Silver-Midnight
03-21-2012, 06:22 AM
Welcome.

PPartisan
03-21-2012, 06:22 AM
Nice to meet you JD :)

Katie Elle
03-21-2012, 07:49 AM
Welcome welcome!

Nickie
03-21-2012, 11:23 AM
Welcome to the forums, Jamie.

regdog
03-21-2012, 03:39 PM
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thehairymob
03-21-2012, 10:20 PM
:hi::hooray:

anguswalker
03-21-2012, 10:45 PM
feels like I'm at an AA meeting with this
Just take it one day at a time Jamie.

bluntforcetrauma
03-21-2012, 11:11 PM
welcome

Griffin Hayes
03-22-2012, 07:49 PM
Nice meeting you. Welcome to AW!