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Postby junkstory » Sun Aug 21, 2005 1:31 am

The dreaded first post. ::makes drumroll sounds::
Er, yeah. Hi. I had this site URL written down from I don't remember where and I'm all about talking word-stuff. I work at a bookstore and freelance write the rest of the time. I'm obsessed. Slightly.
Some random book titles on my shelf: Desolation Angels, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Beauty and Sadness, Trainspotting, Art Objects, Anatomy of Anorexia, Burning Girl.
Some random titles of things I've written: Easy Beauty, Mad Sky, A Moon without a Tear, Resist, Gods on H, Graffiti.
So yeah. Here I am.
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Postby Delaney » Sun Aug 21, 2005 2:35 am

Hi junkstory... welcome to WT :byebye:
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Postby luminosity » Sun Aug 21, 2005 4:31 am

Welcome, junkstory...after that first post, it only gets easier! Glad you're joining us...it really is a great place for writers (and for those of us wannabe's who have yet to get up enough nerve to actually submit something and really qualify for the title... :oops: )

Have fun here...lots to do! :-D
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Postby xcheck24 » Sun Aug 21, 2005 8:08 am

hey junkstory! welcome to wordtrip! :D

lots of stuff around here to enjoy. Hope you love it here.
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Postby Mlou » Sun Aug 21, 2005 10:15 am

Hi, Holly...hope some of those things you've written are poems you can share with us. We have lots of poetry challenges going on. Hope you'll try some. And welcome!
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Postby funkywriter3 » Sun Aug 21, 2005 10:25 am

Welcome to WT. Have Fun!! :byebye:
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Postby TheMudge » Sun Aug 21, 2005 3:36 pm

Hi, JS . . . welcome to the boards.

Tell us a little about yourself: what you like to write, what you're working on now, that sort of thing. Above all, happy wordtripping.
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Postby junkstory » Sun Aug 21, 2005 3:52 pm

TheMudge wrote:Hi, JS . . . welcome to the boards.

Tell us a little about yourself: what you like to write, what you're working on now, that sort of thing. Above all, happy wordtripping.


Okay, here goes...
I write whatever I feel like writing. However my muse manifests itself. It usually comes out in short spurts of fiction I call 'blobs' that aren't really plot-driven, but I've written longer short stories, poems, a novel, articles, essays, and a comic book.
I just finished up a series of articles for Clear magazine and I'm working on submitting a few to other lifestyle publications [Flaunt, City, etc]. Working on my second novel, <i>Footsteps in the Rain</i>. Always writing poetry.
Favourite authors are Kaori Yuki, Poppy Z Brite, Ryu Murakami, Neil Gaiman, Francesca Lia Block, William Faulkner, CLAMP, JD Salinger, Homer, Yukio Mishima, Bret Easton Ellis, Jim Grimsley, Franz Kafka.
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Postby JillStar » Sun Aug 21, 2005 9:03 pm

Hi junkstory... glad to have you on Wordtrip!

Tell me... what do you think of the world of freelance writing. I'm about to dive into it and I'm curious what others think!
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Postby junkstory » Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:34 pm

jillstar wrote:Hi junkstory... glad to have you on Wordtrip!

Tell me... what do you think of the world of freelance writing. I'm about to dive into it and I'm curious what others think!


:-k
I like it. My freelancing is all about nonfiction articles, though, and truth be told I like working on fiction more. So I'd say I freelance for the income and compose fiction/poetry for the fun and occasional publication. :D
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Postby JillStar » Tue Aug 23, 2005 6:15 pm

I want to do some freelancing for corporations and agencies...
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Postby Writingmom » Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:03 am

Welcome. Sounds like you should feel right at home here.
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Postby hyperfine » Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:31 am

Welcome junkstory.

I hate first posts too.
Me fail English? That's unpossible!

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