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  1. Hi. I recently started a 300 word fortnightly story group. We could still do with a few more members though, so if you might be interested, please drop me a line via the contact page on my blog, To Cut a Short Story Short, and I’ll be happy to send details. If you’d just like to subscribe to the stories (with the option of possibly contributing in the future) then please do likewise (they are sent out by e-mail).


    In the meantime, I just published a new story in 600 words, Tiny Demons. Please feel free to check it out!

    https://simonjwood.wordpress.com/2016/12/03/tiny-demons/

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      1. Hi, yes of course, it’s completely separate, and is, in fact, conducted by e-mail. Of course, people in the group can post some or all of the stories on their blogs if they want to.

        It’s an extra activity to give people (including myself!) the opportunity to produce work on a regular basis, as well as practice at editing. Also, it’s fun!

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    1. I like the theme, text and the content. I am wondering if your sidebar has a little too much? I used to have have my sidebar similar to yours-showing my Twitter feed, along with Top Posts, Comments, etc, but I feel like I got better results by putting the icons to my social media, rather than the feed, and putting a smaller tag cloud, and less top posts and comments so it isn’t so ‘busy’. But if its working for you, by all means keep it!

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    2. I read this via the WordPress app on my iPhone. While I find it very informative and overall interesting, the frequent bold-ing of text was a little distracting to me. Good luck with the blog though!

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    1. Hey Liz, just saw your comment on my posts, apologies for not responding yet, been really busy and I will get to them soon, likely tomorrow cause right now, I am doing the #2 session of the livestream again!

      If you wanna join, just let me know yeah? If not, I will respond to your comments soon, promise!

      Your pal,
      Benjamin
      http://www.projectbiy.com

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      1. Hi Jessica! Thanks for following, I actually follow your blog too. I like that you not only write about physical fitness, but the overall state of a person. It’s important to find that balance.

        I need more discipline when it comes to exercising and finding a routine for that (I used to jog, and even THAT was every other day haha). So your blog is super helpful for inspiration in these things.

        Good to have you around this community. Let’s keep the positivity going! ❤

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    1. Loved the look of your blog.. And I am so happy to find even Indian recipes on this. . I am also planning to add recipes as a category on my blog.. Will start that category soon.. Keep blogging and inspiring us.. 🙂

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  2. Hi there!
    I’ve been blogging for a while now and I’d love to get some more feedback on my site, maybe even a few followers. I mostly do history, poetry and whatever comes to mind. Recently I wrote an article on the paranormal in Iceland, which is my home country.
    Please check out my site, t. thenightshiftguy

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      1. Thank you, I like to keep my site simple to make it more distinguishable from the many sites here that are a riot of colors and effects. Love the style of your site, not too outrageous and not too simplistic either.

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    1. You have a lovely grid layout which makes things easily accessible and pleasing to the eye. However, I would try experimenting with colors because your blog may come off as dark and depressing when it doesn’t mean to be. I hope this helped!
      Happy blogging!
      -Author S

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      1. Woah sorry didn’t realize that! Apologies for late respond- I was tired since it was 2am and all hahaha and didn’t noticed this comment till the session ended.

        I hope things went okay afterwards and you were able to gain something off the session though!

        Did things go better later for you??

        Your pal,
        Benjamin
        http://www.projectbiy.com

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      2. Hello Benjamin! Thank you for the detailed review of my blog and reading a couple of my pieces. I really appreciate it! I will definitely get the About page up, and I will add more sources at the end of each piece!

        I will review your blog soon =D

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      3. Oh okay it seems like it worked hahaha based on your previous comment, I was afraid my review didn’t get to you 😄

        Glad it helped and definitely happy to know it’s going to help make your blog a better place for your readers both present and future new ones 😉

        Will be looking forward to your review and hey, who knows, we might be able to work on something together in future too eh?

        Talk to you again soon bud! Stay chirpy 🙂

        Your pal,
        Benjamin
        http://www.projectbiy.com

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      4. Lol I got to start reading comments from newest to oldest!

        Apologies for responding like I haven’t read your replies at all hahaha.

        Thank you for the feedback, it will definitely continue to help in making my visitor’s experience a better one 🙂

        Talk again soon indeed bud, hope you’re having a nice day!

        Your pal,
        Benjamin
        http://www.projectbiy.com

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      1. I meant selecting a specific few colours to use throughout the blog e.g red and blue, green shades, purple and orange etc. (whatever you like) to bring a connected feeling and sinergy to the blog 😊

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    2. I really appreciate the topic links at the top of the page. The combination of an image and picture preview in a very clickable layout is nice, but I would actually prefer smaller pictures so I could see more posts on the screen.

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    1. I commented. I enjoyed your writing style. If I had any suggestion, it would be to give a few more facts and a bit more background about why the eviction happened and why the system failed. Your emotions and descriptive details are strong! Nice writing….

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      1. Thank you so much, for the advice too. I love your blog. Interesting and powerful content, love the variety of topics you dwell on. I look forward to reading more from you! And thanks for the follow!

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    1. You have some wonderful stories that a lot of people could learn from. It’s inspiring to know you’ve risen above pain and torment much like the rest of us and seem better for it.
      Feel free to drop by and leave some thoughts of your own.
      Happy reading and writing!
      -Author S

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      1. Hi there, thank you so much for leaving your footprints on my blog. It is so nice to meet you!! Reading your comments made me so happy. I’m sorry it took me a little late to respond, I had exams going on. I can’t wait to drop by your place and read your work. See you soon ! ☺️

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    2. I love your site! Your writing style is great and you share some amazing music. I’ve followed you and look forward to more posts!

      I’d love it if you could take a look at my page and tell me what you think 🙂 I’m still new to blogging so I would love any tips!

      https://naariav.me/

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      1. Hey Naaria, thank you so much for your kind feedback and following. I appreciate it a lot. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit to my blog. Can’t wait to connect more. I’ll definitely drop by yours! See ya 😇

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  3. Hello and happy Monday once again everyone. Okay, I’m just gonna tell you about some things, then you can go to the blog and take a look around.

    First and foremost – A friend of mine put me up to a 30-Day Writing challenge, and I’m done with the post for day 4.
    Next – I posted some photography of my campus during our first snowfall yesterday
    Finally – I’d absolutely love to see readers get more interactive with me by leaving feedback on the posts or even prompts, so you have some say in what you’re getting! (Hover over Scribble the Path, and you’ll see Interactive, go there!)

    https://hailangeliccreation.wordpress.com/

    Have a wonderful Monday, be kind, and dig into some great work here on WordPress!
    -Author S

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  4. Hi all. I have two new posts to share with you. Comments and feedback always appreciated! My blog finds a connection between the music that I love and my own photography. My latest post is about staying strong and defiant post-election-https://robpatdoy.wordpress.com/2016/12/01/take-back-this-house/

    Next I started a new weekly segment-Monochrome Mondays with one b&w shot featured every Monday-https://robpatdoy.wordpress.com/2016/12/05/monochrome-mondays-2/

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      1. Hi Robert,
        Your blog looks great. I was scrolling here looking for people writing about our election and the results and went to yours. The only constructive feedback I have is to write somewhat shorter posts with more singular subjects to each post.
        I’m also an artist and don’t intend to allow too much non writing into my blog, but I’m thinking a series on Trump might be inspiring. Good luck!

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      2. Thanks Rachel, appreciate the feedback. My post lengths vary its true. I used to write very long ones but eventually tried to sharpen the focus and make them shorter. I also write a series called Photo Shuffle that are very short post. Sometimes when I really have something to say though it comes out…and man did I have things to say here! Good luck to you as well!

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  5. I’ve had a huge update on my blog, I’ve changed themes, added a whole host of things on the sidebar, added featured posts and even moved to my own domain! It’s been a busy week! I’d love your feedback on the new look please 🙂 Do you have any suggestions for any changes, or spotted something missing?
    https://sandeepbeep.com/

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    1. Hi Sandeep! I viewed your site using my phone so the formatting would be different from that of a computer. But I think it looks great! Very elegant, clean and appealing to the eye. My only suggestion would be to maybe categorize your posts or include some tags making them easy to navigate through to find a particular topic. It still looks great either way. But just a thought! Great site and great work!

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      1. Hey Matt! Thank you so much for your time and feedback 😀
        My post do have tags and categories but I think I selected a setting which hides them. I’ll hunt out the function which makes them visible again. Thanks for your help!

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      2. Update: I’ve made the categories visible alongside each post, and there’s also a tag cloud on the home page and on each post page 🙂
        Will that be ok, or do you think each post should show their tags too?

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    2. I really like the consistent branding throughout. I think the only thing I’d suggest would be to have the post images show up in the excerpts on the homepage–if that’s even possible with your theme. It might add a nice brush of color to your blog.

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      1. Thanks for the feedback! I’ve updated the site and added the featured images to the home page, where the excerpts are. It’s made a huge difference! I might go back and update the posts that don’t have featured images or just ensure that future posts do have them.
        Do you think the actual posts should have feautured images showing at the top too? I’m hesitant as it will be the same image as what’s already in the post, so it might look repetitive. What do you think?
        Thanks so much for your help! 😀

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  6. Hi friends!
    I’m still new at this, but have started to push out more posts lately and would love some feedback, suggestions, and topic ideas!

    I think I’m going to try to start a “wellness wednesday” weekly post (as long as there’s no mind blocks for topics) but would love yall to take a look around and let me know what you think!
    there are two new wellness wednesday posts, and a few other new ones that i’ve published lately!

    https://bittersweet222.wordpress.com/2016/11/30/wellness-wednesday-is-back/

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    1. I loved your blog, I followed 🙂 There were some great posts! I also do wellness and well being posts if you were interested?
      Maybe we could also do a collab or guest ‘wellness wednesday’ post? 😊 email me if your interested

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  7. Hi. I started my blog just over a year ago, .. Haven’t done many posts due to a fairly extended stretch of writer’s block, but would really like to post more regularly. Also want to add links, and tags, but need to learn how… Just did a couple of posts in the last couple of weeks (first in several months…woohoo : ) and would really appreciate any feedback, tips on improving or comments. Here’s how to find it:

    joturner57.wordpress.com.

    Thanks so much! Hope you all have a great week : )

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    1. Just checked out your site and really like it. Your photos are beautiful, and really enjoyed your “Wordless Wednesday” concept. I noticed that your posts are “Uncategorized” so if you add categories for them it might help the organization of your site a bit. Great stuff!

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      1. Thanks so much…The WW concept comes from a blogger group eponymously called @gardenbloggers, that I belong to…It is a great idea for sure..Thanks for the tip on categories…shall figure out how to do that and take your advice…Thanks again : )

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  8. Hi Everyone. When I started blogging, folks were saying your posts should deal with one topic. Consequently I have two blogs, one specifically for my fiction writing and my main blog for general every-day news & misc,

    I’m finding it hard to keep up writing on two levels, though. Would it be smarter to just leave my fiction idle for the most part, maybe post once a month, and keep up the other? Or would it be better to merge the two, throw my fiction stuff onto my regular blog. Has anyone merged two blogs and how does it work?
    My two blogs:
    http://christine composes.com
    http://christinegoodnough.com

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    1. I honestly think it’s easier for you to manage if you merge the two blogs. For example on my blog I have tabs for fitness, wellbeing and recipes to keep things seperate. Maybe you could do a similar thing?

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    2. I’ve seen a number of blogs that mix “slice of life” posts with their fiction writing or poetry. Basically, it’s doable and it can work. As a fellow fiction writer, I don’t think I’d necessarily advocate you temporarily idle your craft.

      I think you could fuse the two blogs and simply set apart your creative works from your other posts using tags and categories and menus. I don’t think anyone who likes your main blog will have any problem seeing some wonderful creative pieces from you every now and then.

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