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Old 03-24-2009, 12:49 PM   #1
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Write and edit your own book now

I am a college student interested in writing as a career. I am particularly interested in autobiographical writing. But before I do that I need to polish my writing skills. I need help in that .
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Old 03-24-2009, 02:17 PM   #2
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Old 03-25-2009, 05:55 PM   #4
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:13 PM   #5
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Where'sthe spam in that? she didn't post a link that would take you to a website.
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:48 PM   #6
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Where'sthe spam in that? she didn't post a link that would take you to a website.
I'm pretty sure a moderator deleted the link.
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Old 05-20-2009, 04:29 AM   #7
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I'm pretty sure a moderator deleted the link.

Darned quick off the mark these Mods .....
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Old 05-20-2009, 04:53 AM   #8
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You know I've tried to write a story. Several actual. I just don't seem to have the attention span for it.

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Old 05-20-2009, 09:59 AM   #9
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I don't seem to have the necessary knack ....
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Old 05-20-2009, 05:52 PM   #10
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Where'sthe spam in that? she didn't post a link that would take you to a website.
It was the set-up for a call/response spam. The OP says, "I need help with something." The same person with a different name comes in and "helpfully" suggests the OP go to a website that has everything that was asked for. Ususally with porn sites and dating services included for no extra charge. Of note, the OP has not posted any other messages...
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Old 05-21-2009, 05:44 AM   #11
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Interesting the spam link was removed, but not the thread itself - is that policy?
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Old 05-21-2009, 08:18 AM   #12
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Interesting the spam link was removed, but not the thread itself - is that policy?
I obviously have no awareness of the policy, but they may have left it here due to Fledchen's helpful (to others) response (which, come to think, I should karma).

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Old 05-21-2009, 08:39 AM   #13
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It was the set-up for a call/response spam. The OP says, "I need help with something." The same person with a different name comes in and "helpfully" suggests the OP go to a website that has everything that was asked for. Ususally with porn sites and dating services included for no extra charge. Of note, the OP has not posted any other messages...
You mean we missed out on a porn site? Aw, gee...
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