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Pleased to meet you English Forum.

Hi, my name is Genevieve. Iím from the UK, originally from Essex, and have lived in Zurich for nearly three years. For two of those, I have been regularly dipping in to the English Forum and relying on you good people to answer burning questions. Youíve never let me down, so I feel it is time to come out of the shadows and give something back, even if itís only this incredibly lengthy introduction!

So, a little about me:

Back in Ole Blighty I worked in London for 13 years managing bars and restaurants. I enjoyed it, but I knew that it wasnít how I wanted to spend the rest of my life, and towards the tail-end of my tenure I began to grow disheartened.

Cue: golden opportunity. My boyfriend got a job in this delightful country, and we packed up and started anew. I decided to follow my dream of becoming a novelist. It turns out that Iím not too bad at this old writing game Ė Iím currently working on my third novel! However, it seems that I am not quite as good at getting them published, and I have many rejection letters to prove it! Nevertheless, Iím a pretty stubborn character and have vowed to give up only when I have been rejected by every agent and every publisher in the world for every book I ever write. So I guess Iím in it for the long haul.

My other interests are, unsurprisingly, reading. I like cooking and spend more hours than I care to admit on recipe websites planning my next culinary adventure. When the mood takes me, I enjoy painting. Iím partial to a glass of wine or three. I love going to the pictures and watching movies, and am not ashamed to admit that I love Lord of the Rings; that I think Die Hard 2 is better than Die Hard 1; and I actually quite liked Jar Jar Binks.

Well, itís been a pleasure introducing myself to you, and I hope you all have a wonderful day! x
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Old 11.01.2017, 19:16
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Lovely intro.
Nice to have you here and good luck with those publishers
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Welcome to EF!

We need some literate types round here...
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Old 11.01.2017, 19:29
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Hello, and welcome.
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Old 11.01.2017, 20:25
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Re: Pleased to meet you English Forum.

Welcome to the Forum! I'd like to hear about the genre of your novels. I'm one of the bookworms in this crowd. And good luck with publishing your work!
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Old 11.01.2017, 20:26
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Welcome and enjoy!
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Re: Pleased to meet you English Forum.

Actually I also want to take the tim route and thank everyone on EF, the group had been very helpful
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hi welcome.... and all the best
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Hello and welcome to the forum.
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Re: Pleased to meet you English Forum.

Well judging by your intro, I would publish you!

Welcome to EF and good luck!
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Old 12.01.2017, 12:09
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Nice intro. Welcome
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