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Old 02-06-2013, 01:05 AM   #1
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Hello?

I was thinking that titling an "I'm now saying hello for the first time thread" hello is now somewhat cliche so I added a question mark. Now that the over-explanation of title choice is out of the way...

My name is Corey and I'm kind of new to this whole writing thing. I discovered I really enjoy it when I started college about two years ago. Much to my surprise I got praise in all my english classes so far and won my college's most recent poetry slam competition. This is my attempt to workshop my own stuff and read/help with other people's work.

(My college's writing club consists of only 3 other members, the english department chair, and me so I'm in dire need of fresh ideas/faces)

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Old 02-06-2013, 04:36 AM   #9
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Welcome both new person and new writer

I'd definitely check out the Show your Work forums, and take part in the genre discussion threads. I am not a poet, so I can not vouch for the activity level of the poetry areas, but the Novel and Query Letter hall (where I've been hanging out) seem pretty active.

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I'd definitely check out the Show your Work forums, and take part in the genre discussion threads. I am not a poet, so I can not vouch for the activity level of the poetry areas, but the Novel and Query Letter hall (where I've been hanging out) seem pretty active.
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Same here, and as a small group we get to chill with our department chair, which is pretty nice supposing I want his job eventually!
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