You can create a new topic which other members can comment or contribute to by selecting the View Members menu item and select Create Topic from the dropdown. This will open the New Topic page where you can create a topic title. In the editor section below the title, you can add your own text, a statement or paragraph of what you want the topic to be about. When you have finished writing your topic, you can select the forum you want your topic to be under using the drop down Forum. You also have the option to be notified by email for any replies to your topic. Click on submit to save the topic to be displayed on the Forums page.