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    Scared and loving it... Cappy1's Avatar
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    So this is the place...

    Hi everybody,

    I'm a former TV director who saw the light and decided to write fiction instead. I was lucky enough to have a hit with my debut novel on the Kindle so I've decided to keep going.

    Looking forward to sharing views and experiences with everybody. Do say hi.

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    Hi, Cappy. Welcome to AW, and congratulations on Vows to Kill.
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    Hi Cappy, you certainly have an interesting background. Welcome to the forum.

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    Welcome. Congratulations on the success you've had.

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    Hello there Mark, and welcome to AW.

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    Hello! I hope you enjoy AW as much as I have.
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    Welcome to the Water Cooler, Mark.

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    Hi Mark!

    Welcome to AW!

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    Scared and loving it... Cappy1's Avatar
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    Hi everybody,

    Thanks very much for all the kind welcome messages!

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