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Postby novicescribbler » Tue Feb 14, 2006 12:18 pm

Here I am:
- I'm in my mid forties.
- I'm finally finding time to write after raising a family, farming, etc.
- I have been writing for a year now.
- I have one ms (murder mystery) finished, the sequel is 1/4 done.
- I FINALLY published something (humor article in a regional paper) this month. Can you hear my huge sigh of relief?
- Patience is not my forte'.
- I'm collecting rejection slips.
- I'm procrastinating.
- My family is starting to get a glazed look in their eyes when I talk about writing, so I am looking forward to the writings of like minded addicts on this web.
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Postby Mlou » Tue Feb 14, 2006 1:35 pm

You've come to the right place. There's a lot of that disease around here. Welcome, novicescribbler! You'll find lots to encourage you here, I hope, and at least SOME answers to questions you might have. Look around and join in.
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Postby Anblick » Tue Feb 14, 2006 4:41 pm

Welcome! Lots of support (and reasons to procrastinate) here!
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Postby xcheck24 » Tue Feb 14, 2006 5:10 pm

yeah, you're definetely a writer
welcome!
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Postby dee » Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:33 pm

Hmm, you sound so familiar ;) Welcome home.
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Postby wtrbby » Tue Feb 14, 2006 9:04 pm

Yeah.... yeah-yeah-yeah-yeah--- you're one of us... :wink: Welcome!!!
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Postby Macbren » Thu Feb 16, 2006 11:26 am

LOL, your poor family. My family would understand. :) Welcome to the group. You will definitely fit in here.
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Postby calico » Fri Feb 17, 2006 6:19 am

welcome!
At least you've gotten rejection slips... I never hear back a thing!
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Postby wtrbby » Fri Feb 17, 2006 8:47 pm

Mine are split about 50-50, rejection vs no response. Finally got my first article published in a local weekly newspaper last September, but no acceptances on any of my magazine submissions so far. :cry: Still puttin' the queries out there, but with each passing week it gets harder and harder to hold onto hope. *sigh*
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Postby pengwenn » Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:42 am

Welcome scribbler!!!!!!!

Just so you're aware there is no cure for this writting sickness. We all just have to treat the symptoms and withdrawls as them come up.

I just posted the Wednesday What If challenge that I'm sure you could whip up a mystery about it. Have at it....or try anything else you find around the boards. Have fun....keep writing....and no procrastinating allowed (unless it's here on this site :D )
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Postby tigerlily » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:00 pm

Welcome!

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