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Old 12-15-2012, 03:37 PM   #1
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Hello!

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My name's Simon, 24, from England - but currently living in Slovenia. (because that didn't sound like a dating ad...)

Anyway, I'm here because I recently started writing. Lots of people have told me I write well, so when I had an idea for a sci-fi, space-opera-style book I started writing it, quickly found that writing a book is hard, and thought I'd join a community like this to hopefully improve my writing, as well as adding something to the community here.

My favourite genre of reading is sci-fi/space opera, although I am happy to read most books once - and am yet to find one I couldn't finish! Favourite authors include Iain M Banks, Alistair Reynolds, Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams, CS Lewis, Tolkien, Philip K Dick, Orson Scott Card, Jules Vernes, ...

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Old 12-15-2012, 04:27 PM   #2
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:23 PM   #11
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:59 PM   #12
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Old 12-16-2012, 02:51 AM   #15
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Old 12-16-2012, 07:53 AM   #16
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Old 12-25-2012, 12:31 PM   #19
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Old 12-26-2012, 03:28 AM   #20
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