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    Putting on my most convincing smile

    Hello to all, I'm Koryos! I've written a few drafts and I think I'm hot stuff, so I figure I need a nice community like this to hang around in so I can learn a few life lessons and experience my coming of age. I am also secretly incredibly shy, which is an unfortunate trait for someone who's career will depend on advertising their work in the future, so hopefully talking to some of the lovely folk in this community will help ease me out of my shell.

    All right, now the introduction's out of the way, and I'm off to plunge headfirst into the forums!

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    Welcome, Koryos.

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    no time to be shy! Welcome!!
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    Koryos,

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    Welcome Koryos

    Thats ok Im myself incredibly shy as some others
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    Welcome. Don't be shy around here. We don't bite, I promise. (Well, as long as you stay away from Query Letter Hell)

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    Hi and welcome! We're glad you're here! This is a great place to learn and get feedback.

    Don't worry about being shy. I'm shy too, but you get over it eventually. Promise. Even if you are like me and every time you post you wonder if someone thinks you're completely nuts. (If they think so they haven't said so yet, so that's encouraging. Right?)

    Have fun and good luck!

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    Hi Koryos!

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