Newbie saying "Hello"

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  1. Lynda Gary profile image60
    Lynda Garyposted 14 years ago

    Hi Hubbers,

    I hope I'm posting my introduction in the correct place; if not, someone point me in the right direction?

    So far, I'm psyched over this site.  Though there are tons of warnings "out there" for "serious" writers to stay away from these types of sites, I have a tendency to make my own mind up on such things.  Even if there's not a lot of money to be made here, I can see that it is going to keep me in the daily habit of writing.  (What's better: Writing daily and keeping the info hidden away in a puter file, or writing daily'ish and posting it to share with others? No brainer, right?)

    I'm looking forward to getting to know many of you, reading your hubs, and just be general part of the community. smile

    If I'm not here, you'll find me on my own website (which you are all invited to use!)  It is still under construction, but, like so many other things ... I'm working on it! smile


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      rhartlandsbergposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Hi! I'm a newbie too! Trying to get into the habit of having others read my work. (Eek!) and writing more often. Seems like a supportive crowd here.

      1. Sara Tonyn profile image61
        Sara Tonynposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        Welcome to you too, rhartlandsberg! smile

      2. Mikel G Roberts profile image75
        Mikel G Robertsposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        Hello rhartlandsberg and welcome to you too!!!

    2. drej2522 profile image67
      drej2522posted 14 years agoin reply to this

      hey there, Lynda! Welcome to Hubpages...the land where anything can and will happen!

    3. Bredavies profile image61
      Bredaviesposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Heyy! Welcome to hubpages smile

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      shazwellynposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome to hubpages Lynda and rhartland - Im sure you will be active community members.. we love to write with our write to love x

  2. Mikel G Roberts profile image75
    Mikel G Robertsposted 14 years ago

    Hello Lynda and Welcome!

  3. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 14 years ago

    Hi !! smile

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    pinkyleeposted 14 years ago

    hi and welcome!

  5. Hmrjmr1 profile image69
    Hmrjmr1posted 14 years ago

    Welcome Linda !! Work Hard Have fun but above all

    BE KOO EL!!!! cool

  6. Beth100 profile image68
    Beth100posted 14 years ago

    Welcome !!!  There's lots to read, write about and tons of fun.  Enjoy yourself!  smile

  7. Cagsil profile image71
    Cagsilposted 14 years ago

    Welcome to HubPages. I hope you enjoy your time here. smile

  8. Hokey profile image61
    Hokeyposted 14 years ago

    Welcome  !!!!!!!     big_smile

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    lyricsingrayposted 14 years ago

    big welcome, so glad your here big_smile

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    Twenty One Daysposted 14 years ago

    Greeting Lynda, and welcome!

  11. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 14 years ago

    Where are you hiding Linda ? hmm

    Come here and say hello !!! big_smile

    1. Lynda Gary profile image60
      Lynda Garyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      I'm here .... Hand raised.  LOL

  12. tony0724 profile image60
    tony0724posted 14 years ago

    Whats up Linda ? Welcome to HP !

  13. Rafini profile image68
    Rafiniposted 14 years ago


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      shazwellynposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome Rafini... I can see you are new from 10 days ago!  Nice to meet you x

  14. myownworld profile image73
    myownworldposted 14 years ago

    smile A very warm welcome here Lynda....

  15. Laura du Toit profile image75
    Laura du Toitposted 14 years ago

    Welcome to the best writing site - hope you spend mny happy hours on Hubpages! smile

  16. wrenfrost56 profile image57
    wrenfrost56posted 14 years ago

    Hello, welcome to HP! smile

  17. Dame Scribe profile image58
    Dame Scribeposted 14 years ago

    Welcome to HubPages, Lynda smile you found a wonderful site, awesome behind-the-scenes team and great authors! big_smile

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    lynnechandlerposted 14 years ago

    Welcome, welcome, welcome!

  19. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 14 years ago

    Linda !!! Hello ?? where are you ????


    where's this girl ?! big_smile

    1. WriteAngled profile image75
      WriteAngledposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      She's too busy writing, Tant. 2 days and 13 hubs already. I'm in awe.

      Welcome, Lynda! smile

  20. Sara Tonyn profile image61
    Sara Tonynposted 14 years ago

    Great intro. Welcome aboard, Lynda! big_smile

  21. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 14 years ago

    Welcome to Hubpages, Lynda!

  22. Lily Rose profile image87
    Lily Roseposted 14 years ago

    Welcome to HP!

  23. Tom Cornett profile image80
    Tom Cornettposted 14 years ago

    Hi....and welcome!  smile

  24. thisisoli profile image73
    thisisoliposted 14 years ago

    bloody hell, 13 hubs, two days, and she didn't use my referal link sad

    1. Lynda Gary profile image60
      Lynda Garyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      What's a referral link?

  25. figment profile image78
    figmentposted 14 years ago

    welcome hew hubber smile

  26. Mieka profile image63
    Miekaposted 14 years ago

    And now tell us your secrets about the fast writing! You must have tons of inspiration!

    1. Lynda Gary profile image60
      Lynda Garyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      I do.
      My home is filled with special need and/or displaced teens (mostly boys), and they are a source of tremendous inspiration.  In fact, so much happened yesterday that I'll be busy writing today till midnight.
      And, I've been fortunate to live an extraordinary life so far.  SO much to draw from.
      That's one reason I joined here; I love to write, but I don't particularly enjoy the submission process involved with traditional publishing.  It's been good to me, so I should probably give it more respect -- I'm just too impatient.  I want to get my stuff out there to help others, even if it means giving up a paycheck.

  27. Money Glitch profile image63
    Money Glitchposted 14 years ago and welcome to HP!

  28. fastfreta profile image76
    fastfretaposted 14 years ago

    Hello Linda Gary, and welcome to HubPages, have fun, and continue to write.  I look forward to reading your hubs.

  29. AEvans profile image72
    AEvansposted 14 years ago

    Welcome!!! By the way your FSBO link isn't working on your profile. smile

    1. Lynda Gary profile image60
      Lynda Garyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      SOOO glad you pointed that out. THank you, thank you, thank you.  I'll go check on it immediately...

      1. Lynda Gary profile image60
        Lynda Garyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        Okay ... fixed it.
        THanks again!

        (Here's the link, if you're still curious:

  30. Faybe Bay profile image65
    Faybe Bayposted 14 years ago

    Hello Linda. Welcome to the hub.

  31. gramarye profile image60
    gramaryeposted 14 years ago

    Welcome! you are right - writing on a regular basis is important. I've really increased my regular writing since I've been here.

  32. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 14 years ago

    Hi, Lynda! Hope you enjoy your stay!

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    StormRyderposted 14 years ago

    Welcome...have fun...lots of great people here smile

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    mtsi1098posted 14 years ago

    Welcome and enjoy the stay (and the forums too)

  35. Lynda Gary profile image60
    Lynda Garyposted 14 years ago

    OMG.  What an overwhelming welcome! Thank you, everyone!

    I TOTALLY forgot that I'd posted here, and when I remembered, I couldn't find my way back.  True blonde.

    I posted my 17th hub yesterday: … ter-to-You
    and woke this morning to a "needs revision" flag for it being "overly promotional."  I was like, "What?"  I'd only used links to credit my sources.  Period.  So, I removed all but two, and re-submitted.  But, REALLY, it makes me totally uncomfortable to publish anything ignoring the acceptable rules of writing / sourcing, etc.

    My secret to writing so much / so fast?  The first 5 or 6 were previously published in traditional mags, not online.  Easy.  The rest, well, yeah, I cranked those out.  Answering unanswered questions on here is an easy way.  That accounts for quite a few, if I remember correctly.  (Seeing a theme here, re bad memory... LOL)

    Again, THANK YOU everyone for such a great welcome.  I look forward to reading, commenting, and getting to know many of you.


  36. alexandriaruthk profile image61
    alexandriaruthkposted 14 years ago

    Welcome Lynda,


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