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|11-11-2012, 02:16 PM||#1|
New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
Join Date: Nov 2012
it was inevitable
Hello everyone! I'm new to AW, and surprised I didn't find this place sooner.
I have always loved to write, but I was too unsure of my work to show anyone. Last year I applied to a decent university in NYC for creative writing and got accepted. I didnt end up going, though. Instead I pursued my other passion, culinary and pastry arts.
I love the decision I made, and I love my school. But I couldn't stay away from writing. After a year of not producing anything I have begun again. I even signed up for a creative writing course at my local college for the spring.
|11-11-2012, 02:41 PM||#3|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: On Dasher, on Dancer, on Starscream. Starscream? Wait, what?
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|11-11-2012, 04:25 PM||#4|
Is a chilly.
Join Date: Sep 2008
Hello, and welcome!
|11-11-2012, 11:04 PM||#11|
Not too old to learn
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Dendermonde, Belgium
Hello there, and welcome to the Cooler.
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|11-12-2012, 05:05 AM||#13|
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: The 5-0 (cue theme music).
Hello. to the Water Cooler!
Write. Edit. Rinse, repeat.
Edit with your head, write with your heart.
|11-12-2012, 06:50 AM||#14|
Wielder of the Witchblade
Join Date: May 2009
Location: In the red zone
Hello and welcome!
"Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey." - Lord Byron
"There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything." - Lord Byron
I tweet (on occasion)
|11-12-2012, 07:07 AM||#15|
This will all make sense tomorrow
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: New Zealand
Welcome, ThatLauren! You're right, writing does get into your blood. Enjoy the journey.
Wicked Historical Romance
FB: Nicola Davidson - Author
Represented by Jessica Alvarez at Bookends Literary
His Forbidden Lady (Tudor) available now from Entangled Publishing. Squee!
|11-12-2012, 09:31 AM||#16|
practical experience, FTW
Join Date: Jan 2012
Welcome. Writing has a way of doing that. Just when you think you're going to give up on it, it fights its way back into your life.
My writing blog: Ryan Mueller's Writing (updated 12/18)
The Fantasy Reading List
Sunweaver (Epic Fantasy): 104K Querying
Empire of Chains (Epic Fantasy): 163K Revising
The Watersong (Epic Fantasy): 29,000/150,000
The Man in the Crystal Prison (Upper MG Fantasy): 25,000/70,000
|11-27-2012, 04:42 AM||#18|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Off the Reservation
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