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    Hello!

    Hey,

    My name's Simon, 24, from England - but currently living in Slovenia. (because that didn't sound like a dating ad...)

    Anyway, I'm here because I recently started writing. Lots of people have told me I write well, so when I had an idea for a sci-fi, space-opera-style book I started writing it, quickly found that writing a book is hard, and thought I'd join a community like this to hopefully improve my writing, as well as adding something to the community here.

    My favourite genre of reading is sci-fi/space opera, although I am happy to read most books once - and am yet to find one I couldn't finish! Favourite authors include Iain M Banks, Alistair Reynolds, Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams, CS Lewis, Tolkien, Philip K Dick, Orson Scott Card, Jules Vernes, ...

    Any Questions?

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    Welcome and happy writing!

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    Hello there Simon, and welcome to AW.

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    Thank you all for your welcomes! I'm looking forward to getting involved here

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    Welcome. Space opera is awesome.

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    Hi Simon!

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    Welcome, I also have been told that i'm a good writer. We'll find out together!

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    Hey Simon!!! Welcome! If you are into SF, we have a really good group of writers to learn from. Stop by the threads!

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