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    Hello?

    I was thinking that titling an "I'm now saying hello for the first time thread" hello is now somewhat cliche so I added a question mark. Now that the over-explanation of title choice is out of the way...

    My name is Corey and I'm kind of new to this whole writing thing. I discovered I really enjoy it when I started college about two years ago. Much to my surprise I got praise in all my english classes so far and won my college's most recent poetry slam competition. This is my attempt to workshop my own stuff and read/help with other people's work.

    (My college's writing club consists of only 3 other members, the english department chair, and me so I'm in dire need of fresh ideas/faces)

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    Welcome both new person and new writer

    I'd definitely check out the Show your Work forums, and take part in the genre discussion threads. I am not a poet, so I can not vouch for the activity level of the poetry areas, but the Novel and Query Letter hall (where I've been hanging out) seem pretty active.

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    Welcome. I know how it can feel to have a small writing club. The one at my school was pretty small, too. I made some good friends there, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F.L.N View Post

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    Haha true, figuratively I meant

    Quote Originally Posted by Finis View Post
    I'd definitely check out the Show your Work forums, and take part in the genre discussion threads. I am not a poet, so I can not vouch for the activity level of the poetry areas, but the Novel and Query Letter hall (where I've been hanging out) seem pretty active.
    Thanks for the advice, I'll check it out.

    Quote Originally Posted by rwm4768 View Post
    Welcome. I know how it can feel to have a small writing club. The one at my school was pretty small, too. I made some good friends there, though.
    Same here, and as a small group we get to chill with our department chair, which is pretty nice supposing I want his job eventually!
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