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Hi, I'm Janaye. Looking forward to writing with all but most of you and having a good time!
 

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Hi Janaye and welcome to AW! :)

You've landed at a most excellent writing place. In fact, in my opinion, AW is the premier writing resource on the internet. There is a large, vibrant community and a huge amount of information on all things writing and publishing, all available free of charge.

We have a 50-post requirement in place before a person can start a thread asking for critique or for a beta reader. This is to encourage community engagement. The more we contribute, the more we find we'll get back in the long term. And make no mistake, writing is a long term game :D

Please take time to read the room stickies so as to get a feel for the culture of the various areas of the forum, as well as the Newbies guide you were linked to on registration. I can't emphasize those two things enough :) Then lurk a bit, join in conversations you find fun or interesting, make friends, enjoy yourself.

See you around the boards!
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Hi, I'm Janaye. Looking forward to writing with all but most of you and having a good time!
Hello Janaye! Glad to see you here. Do you have any specific genres you are interested in writing and beta reading? Any favorite books to read?
 

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Hi Janaye! What sort of works do you like to write?
 

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Hello Janaye! Glad to see you here. Do you have any specific genres you are interested in writing and beta reading? Any favorite books to read?
Anything action-packed. Honestly, I'm not really a fan of reading books, watching movies rather. But anything with thrillers and mysteries will hook me. But as a teenager, I enjoyed Enid Blyton's books, Madison Finn I think that's her name or at least the main character's name, all of the Hardy Boys books and, The Hunger Games books. Loved loved loved those!
 

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Right now it's mysteries and thrillers, what about you?

I normally seem to write sci-fi and fantasy! Good to hear about mysteries and thrillers, though. What sort of mystery/thriller books have you read?
 

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Anything action-packed. Honestly, I'm not really a fan of reading books, watching movies rather. But anything with thrillers and mysteries will hook me. But as a teenager, I enjoyed Enid Blyton's books, Madison Finn I think that's her name or at least the main character's name, all of the Hardy Boys books and, The Hunger Games books. Loved loved loved those!
I've reached quite a bit of enjoyment from the Hardy Boys books too. Have you started on writing any sort of books yet? If so, which kind and genre?
 

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I've reached quite a bit of enjoyment from the Hardy Boys books too. Have you started on writing any sort of books yet? If so, which kind and genre?
Yes please, three actually but only one I've gotten far with. It's I guess both mystery and some parts of a thriller. What about you?
 

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Yes please, three actually but only one I've gotten far with. It's I guess both mystery and some parts of a thriller. What about you?
I've been working on a YA contemporary fantasy. What draft is the one you've gotten the furthest with at?
 

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