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Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:16 pm
by nichole
Hi all, I'm new here and just wanted to introduce myself. I feel a bit out-of-place though. I feel kind of young to be here. How old are most of the people on here? I sort of feel like a little kid trying to play on a big kids playground. :?: Is that a dumb idea? :oops:
I stumbled across wordtrip and thought it looked like a pretty cool place. I like to write, and i love to read. I like to read most things, although usually not the sappy love stories.

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:23 pm
by mslover
nichole - not sure how young you are but welcome regardless! we are all young at heart, does that help? we have a few younger writers here and there. what do you like to write? short stories? novel length? poetry?

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 5:41 pm
by xcheck24
hi nichole. welcome to wordtrip!
what sort of things do you write?

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:25 pm
by JillStar
Welcome to Wordtrip Nichole... I'm sure you'll have fun here!! :D

Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:11 pm
by pengwenn
Yeah, our bones might ache but are hearts are young. Welcome! Try a few challenges, just to get your feet wet.

Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 5:01 pm
by Jamie Ford
Welcome! You're never too young to write, or too old for that matter.

Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:17 pm
by nichole
Thanks everyone! I didn't really mean everyone sounded old...just adults. i like to write short stories, a few really sucky poems, and i guess i like to write novels. most of the time though, i just end up writing a chapter or two into the novel and then i stop. that's not good. :) i'll probably check out some challenges soon. they seem pretty cool.

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:18 am
by Mlou
Hi, Nicole! Are you a working person or in school? We are all kinds here...some in school, some working, some retired...but all with a shared interest in writing and publishing. Some published, some journalists, some still trying to break in.
Do try the challenges and get your feet wet. :-D

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 8:32 pm
by funkywriter3
Welcome Nichole! I joined the wt at the age of 14 and everyone made sure that I was a part of the writing world. Three years later everyone is still accepting of me and my writing has improved dramatically.
I am sure you will find a spot here.

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 9:57 pm
by nichole
Thanks once again everyone. I guess it's time to, as Mlou put it, to get my feet wet. :)

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 11:53 pm
by fiona
Hi, nichole. I'm new too. You write first OK? (Just kidding) :D

Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:16 pm
by Daniel
Hi, nick! (I hope you're not another worn-out-hand-me-down like me). Good luck with your writing here! :D
By the way, nice avatar, nick. :D

Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 6:18 pm
by Writingmom
Hey welcome! It doesn't matter what age you are, writing comes! You'll like it here.

Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:17 pm
by Hissmonster
A belated welcome do our latest worries about age here my dear...we welcome all...I myself won't admit to being about 2000 years of age, that way I look dang good for my age..wink..

as for the range we have reader/writers as young as 13 and then the ancient ones...well we have several fighting for that title...but since I am immortal I stay out of that battle...

so you say you write sucky poems..there is no such thing..just an unseasoned you like horror? Try writing me a halloween sonnet in this thread... ... 398#197398

Can't write a sonnet? how about a poem just in time for halloween....just start writing and see what comes never know, you may surprise yourself.

Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:42 pm
by *Elle*
Hi and welcome!