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Old 12-07-2012, 11:59 PM   #1
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Smile Newbie here!

Hi! I'm Zaria.
I'm new to Absolute Write and a new writer.
I've wanted to write a novel for as long as I remember. I came across NaNoWriMo a few years ago, but didn't have the nerve to try it until this year, and I managed to win. Now I've caught the writing bug, and I'm excited to wander around here and soak up all the information I can.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:13 AM   #2
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:26 AM   #3
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Welcome!
I'm new here too, and also won NaNo this year. Still working on finishing the draft though... 50K was not the end.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:28 AM   #4
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:36 AM   #5
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Congratulations on your win! By the time I heard of that contest it was already December. LOL. Oh, well, maybe next year. As a Cubs fan I'm entitled to use that phrase.
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:01 AM   #6
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Welcome aboard, and congrats on finishing NaNo. Hope to see you around the forums a lot!
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:32 AM   #8
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:44 AM   #9
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:27 AM   #10
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:34 AM   #12
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Hi! and welcome, winning NaNo deserves many congrats. I'm new here to so welcome fellow newbie!
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:39 PM   #14
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:18 PM   #15
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Old 12-09-2012, 01:15 AM   #17
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Welcome! I'm also a newbie, and like you, the NaNo bug got me into writing years ago as well. There's something powerful in realizing you can reach 50,000 words in a month.
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Old 12-09-2012, 01:25 AM   #18
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:51 AM   #19
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:18 PM   #20
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:18 AM   #21
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:45 AM   #22
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:55 AM   #23
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:48 AM   #24
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From one newbie to another welcome - and congratulations on winning NaNoWriMo!

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Old 12-10-2012, 09:13 PM   #25
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Wow! Thanks for the warm welcome. I can't believe the amount of information here. I have a lot of reading ahead of me!
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