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Old 01-31-2013, 12:27 AM   #1
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Hello Writers!

I'm super new here (which is obvious, of course haha), and I'm so thrilled I found this place! I'm an aspiring writer with a crazy budding idea. The outline is finished, just gotta tackle it. But it's YA sci-fi/fantasy through and through, but I'm roughly 1000 words into 75000. Yikes. So basically the YA section of this site rocks my world.

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Old 01-31-2013, 05:02 AM   #9
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Welcome to AW! Its nice to see another North-westerner on the site. Good luck with your WIP!
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I'm super new here (which is obvious, of course haha), and I'm so thrilled I found this place! I'm an aspiring writer with a crazy budding idea. The outline is finished, just gotta tackle it. But it's YA sci-fi/fantasy through and through, but I'm roughly 1000 words into 75000. Yikes. So basically the YA section of this site rocks my world.

Hope to make new friends and get better at my craft! (Which is years down the road lol)

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Old 02-01-2013, 09:58 AM   #20
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Old 02-02-2013, 08:07 AM   #23
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I don't write YA... But it's nice to see another fantasy writer. Welcome to AW!
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Hi, welcome to the forums. Good luck with your YA piece and hope it all goes well
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