I look forward to the new Community Pool posting each Monday and admit what turns me away faster than seeing a spider on my Facebook feed is poorly edited work. I have a short attention span and if I see something in the first two or three sentences that I want to correct, I give up. The Community Pool, from what I have seen, is … Continue reading You Asked for a Little Feedback: Here are my Writing Tips
I like words. I’ve been an avid reader since primary school and will often pick up a word not in my general vocabulary from reading or TV and then use it in a sentence. It’s a personal challenge that I still employ today in the workplace. I would come across words not part of my general lexicon during my undergraduate degree; for example, paradigm, abortifacient, … Continue reading To Find the ‘Write’ Word!
What topic should my first blog post explore? It’s quite a conundrum; do I introduce myself and my rationale for beginning a blog, or post something immediately to grab readers’ attentions? I’ve decided to start with the former and hope the words will flow. I studied history at Kingston University as a mature student, and gained a first-class degree, followed by a Master’s. But do … Continue reading The Dilemma of a Rookie Blogger