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    Learning About New Fish Trevor Z's Avatar
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    Hey all!

    Hi, my nameís Trevor and I guess Iím new here. Iíve been lurking on and off for the better part of the lastÖ maybe six months? Itís been long enough that I figure I should just come out and say hi to everyone.

    Now, I think Iíve been writing for just over a year and a half or so. I kind of stumbled into it as a way to spend my time after not being able to find a decent job after graduating uni. After a little while, though, I realized that I really, really liked it.

    Iíve written a couple novel length books over that year and a half + a few short stories/novella length works for contests and the like. I just recently threw all caution to the wind and self-published one of the (better) novels after not being able to fully hook an agent (got nibbles, nothing more). Itís doing pretty well for itself, so yay for that!

    Anyways, I guess Iím here to hangout, chat, learn, and write along with everyone else.

    Thanks for taking the time to read my ramblings,

    Trevor

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    Welcome to AW.

    I do hope that you find your time here enjoyable, and your feedback helpful!

    There are plenty of useful links above me, and you should take care to read all the lovely things the AW community has written for newbies. I know it certainly helped me find my way around.

    As well, be sure to check out the SYW forum and see what other people have written, and give your thoughts on them.
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    Welcome to the forums, Trevor.

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    Hi, and welcome, Trevor.
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    Hello and welcome! Writing really hooks you, doesn't it? Glad your self-published work is doing well, and I hope the next agent does more than nibble.

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    I'm new too! Except I'm actually new, you're just kinda. Welcome all the same!

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