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    Warthog, skin is already thick. boozysassmouth's Avatar
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    New to AW

    Hello,

    I'm new to AW, and recently returning to writing after a break to deal with grad school. I look forward to chatting with everyone here.

    Thanks!

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    Take some time and read the Newbie Guide and the Stickies found
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    Hi boozysassmouth!

    Welcome to AW!

    Don't forget to read about AW basics in the Newbie Guide!

    Questions about the forum software can be found in the FAQ's menu in the handy blue bar at the 'top' of this page.

    This common acronym list helps identify our mystifying abbreviations.

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    and check out: Sara's 10 Basic Writing Tips.


    If you're looking for critiques please read the 50 Post rule.

    Questions about posting writing to the Share Your Work (SYW) area are explained here.

    This link covers the most common problems found in the Share Your Work posts.
    *Worth reading no matter how long you have been here!*

    AW is a community built on the foundations of respecting your fellow writer and helping each other, it's the basic building blocks of how and why AW works.

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    Thanks for all the welcomes and information!

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    Boozy! Welcome!

    I think you'll love it here. It's a great site. I hope to see you around.
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    Welcome. School sure does a good job of keeping you from writing.

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