Hello! As the title implies, I am currently looking for someone to be sort of like a sensei to me, someone willing to take me under their wing and help me learn to GM on forums - a long term student-teacher relationship, if you will. I've been a dungeon master for a few DnD campaigns, but forum roleplay, while sort of related, is very much a different world from table-top roleplay! I have read through the workshops and tips in the Institute, but what I'd really like is some field training from someone not only experienced, but patient (patience is key - I am a slow learner). Even after all the threads I've read about GM'ing, I haven't been able to retain all the information. I need to get in there with a GM teacher and start really learning, sort of like a student teacher does. So, in short, this is what I am looking for: - Invitation to shadow a moderately GM-controlled RP (I don't need to join, unless you want me to - I'm just there to learn). - Permission to PM back and forth about what the GM is doing and why, or to ask questions like "How are you going to get the rp'ers back on track after what they just wrote?", or "How will you incorporate your next plot?" - I prefer to shadow something I'm more comfortable with (apocalypse, horror, mystery, traditional fantasy, or fandoms that fall along those lines), but I am in this to LEARN, so I don't want to rule out a genre just because I'm not comfortable with it at first! - Permission to PM the Obi-Wan GM about my own RP ideas and how to improve them or keep the other people in the RP entertained and engaged. - Permission to ask the Obi-Wan for help once I finally start my own RP (not like asking that person to pretty much run it for me - I mean to ask for help if I hit a dead end, or if I do something wrong, or something that might jeopardize the campaign. Basic advice and tips while I'm GM'ing. There's probably a few more things I haven't noted, but I can't think of them right now. Also, I am not expecting to run my own RP anytime soon. I'd like at least a month of shadowing before I attempt it. Thank you kindly in advance to anyone who replies!