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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin NeilTylerFloyd's Avatar
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    Frequent lurker joins awesome forum...you won't BELIEVE what happens next!

    Hello everybody! I've been checking out this forum for a while now and it's seriously one of the most useful and active communities I could find. None of my other friends really know the trials and tribulations of us writers so it's nice to be in such good company. I'm excited to start querying my first "real" novel but I've never done this before. I decided to finally join the forums since I'm out of my element and need to learn about the process from others.

    Thank in advance for answering my stupid questions and laughing at my bad jokes
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    Hi Neil! It seems like it's querying season doesn't it? I'm planning on querying in the next few months! Welcome aboard (I'm new and a frequent lurker myself).

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    Hi
    Welcome to the forum, it is a very nice and wonderful place.
    Yup other people seldom have an idea of what writers go through, and it is nice to sometimes interact with others in the same field.
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    Hi! I found your title clever, and I chuckled. Good luck with your querying process! You'll get lots of great advice and help here.

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    Thanks, everyone!
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