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    Lurking since 2010

    Hi there,
    I have been hesitant to post in the past, but I'm ready to climb in the ring now.

    I'll be hanging out in SYW Query section to get my 50 posts in. Hopefully I can help others as I've been helped, since my own query is now getting some requests. When my count is up, I'll post my first few pages in SYW - Thrillers.

    All best to everyone in the forum. It's an excellent resource.

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    You know, for the last 18 months we saw you lurking in the shadows and whispered among ourselves that one day you'd come into the light, if we behaved ourselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maryn View Post
    ...and whispered among ourselves that one day you'd come into the light, if we behaved ourselves.

    *Good thing she gave up waiting for that!!*



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    Thanks Neporsche! Apt description, I think.

    Maryn, you're a doll, and I want no one well-behaved on my behalf!

    Thanks for the pointers, KellyAssauer. If I stick my foot in my mouth now, I'll have no one to blame but myself.

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    Griffin, I want a sig line like yours and Maryn's when I grow up!

    Thanks Rockweaver & BRDurkin. Now I have that sweet little psychic from Poltergeist playing in my head. "Come into the light, children."

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    I love the sense of humor on this forum. Tepelus, your avatar made me laugh, and L. Y.'s spooked me.

    Thanks for the warm welcome!

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    Hi Courtney - I'm also new, but, like you, I've lurked here a lot over the years. Nice to meet you!

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    Hi AbsoluteKoala! Nice to meet you.

    Don't know where you are in the process, but if I can give a hand with a query crit, give me a shout.

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    Welcome. Glad you stopped lurking. Hanging out in SYW is a great way to improve your writing.

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    Oh man, I thought I was the only one that'd been lurking that long. :O Slight relief I wasn't though.

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    Hey rwm4768, I think we are all on a continual path to improve. That's a good thing!

    Thanks for the links regdog. So far, I've most enjoyed the writing tips from Uncle Jim. Some of those need framing, or at the very least, laminating.

    XMissBrightSideX, glad you joined up too! I'll look for your posts and see if I can help/contribute.

    Hi Patrick!


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    Hi Courtney, I've also been lurking since the same year. Best of luck, hope to read you in SYW soon then.

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    You guys have been so nice. Thanks Violets and thehairymob. I salute your use of the smiley!

    Nick12, when I post my first few pages, I would LOVE your feedback. Thanks for the offer. I'll have it up in a few days at my current rate of posting. And let me know if I can return the favor. Anytime.

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    Hi Courtney, welcome to the forums. Looking forward to seeing some of your work in SYW - I've done it myself. It can be a little brutal (at least for the first day), but there are some solid learnings that you can get out of the exercise. Enjoy!

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    HI and Welcome Court..............and no more lurking. Jump right in...the water's fine--dave

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