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I Write Shorthand

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    A Rare Skill

    I learned Pitman shorthand at college in the 1970s.  I used to use it every day back then and for many years at work or just as a useful way to make a note in any situation.  It's also handy for secret diary entries if you really want to keep something private!!It...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2010

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    It Is Indeed A Skill

    I came across All1Rog's post on *I write shorthand* and I became interested in knowing about anyone who is able to acquire such a skill. Then I realise that I am also interested in knowing how many of us are actually bilingual. I attended a wine symposium in Italy recently. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    A Shorthand Admirer

    I learned Pitman's shorthand in 1960 and completed the whole course only in six months and passed a test at 120 words per minute.  I have ever since kept in touch with it by using it during my studies in England and then in taking Minutes of meetings during employment.  Even...
    shareefmm9 shareefmm9 66-70 3 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    Pitman's Shorthand Reading Material

    I am delighted that many people are still interested in shorthand both for work and hobby. I learned in the 1970's but since starting my shorthand websites, I have discovered that there are very many people learning, and wanting to learn, but nowadays they have to study on their...
    blpuk blpuk 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    Work Experience As A Stenographer

    A stenographer is far different from a typist. The typist work is to type the existing document or manuscript as the case may be. A stenographer has to maintain speed in his writing. He has to possess excellent memory power to recollect the strokes into English language at the...
    srenukasteno srenukasteno 56-60, F Sep 7, 2013

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    True Love first time we ever meet a winter day I'll never forget two wandering shadows in the night becoming friends, it felt so right in your eyes I first saw the paradise...
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    I love to write ..I have a lot of time so I write .I can write my feelings better than speak them
    markedfailure markedfailure 16-17, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I write on this app called " "Wattpad" and i feel so bad because i have had writers block. I wonder what my fans think :(
    CGibson11 CGibson11 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I used to write. A lot. People always said I should write for a living. Maybe I should have. Maybe not. It's doesn't really matter anymore. Because there is nothing inside me...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    As always, I am unable to think of anything to write but myself. I am pretty self-centred, which I always assume I am not. Today I am going to write about two things that really I...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Fire A Fire from within Leaves the strongest soul pleasantly scarred It is within this fire that most ache Ache for the flames, those orange sparks of difference The blue tango...
    PiscesMind11 PiscesMind11 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am going to write a script about two gay men that find each other and fall in love. There's more to it than that but I'll update as I go on. I've seen a fair few gay films and I...
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    all i want to do today is write. i have all these words jumblimg together and i want to put them on paper. just to write to see how these words come together and tell a story...
    harleyblu73 harleyblu73 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am excited in my words it is fun and enjoyment. I am a nice and pleasant person. I express all emotions in my writings. I have been writing since I was 11 years old. I write...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I have been thinking of something to write about, topic for today. I really don’t have one. So, I am going to make one. I am going to write about three things that crossed my...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    XD when I write the words control me and I just write it's weird but hey normal is boring
    NightWriter216 NightWriter216 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I write poems, I do it when I'm sad or when a touching idea strikes me.I write stories too.
    111rosy560 111rosy560 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Slipping on Mist Where is the joy of my precocious youth, that slowly slipped one morning into a mist, like a lover's lost affection for lips once kissed and sipped so sweetly...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I have decided to start writing something, anything, everyday. Maybe one day I might pen down a story. I have realized when I write about my feelings or share some anecdote, I...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F Aug 27

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    But I cant, every time I sit down to actually write on a topic, I go blank. Like complete black out, no thoughts, no ideas and no topics. When I am travelling or moving or doing...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F Aug 26

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    I used to write Diaries but instead of writing about my days I write my experience and thoughts down in Haiku. It makes re reading the diary more fun. Now I write Haiku on fb...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I want to write my random thoughts, English isn't my first language and I didn't mastered the language, so, I feel that my vocabulary is low and I run out of an accurate words to...
    Zxee Zxee 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    yah, I've done that before! except i accidently send it, and the recipient was "not happy" to say the least! so, from now on, i shall vent on EP, instead. i dont want anymore...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 24

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    I do. I write great ******* erotica. If you are woman who is able to write back and play the game, then feel free to message me and I will share. I hate spending an hour or two...
    RodneyMunch69 RodneyMunch69 31-35 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I will not write you a song For songs immortalize people, Lyrics preserve memories Melodies refresh feelings And I want to forget you Everything that made me smile Everything that...
    Asurina Asurina 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I could never finish one properly D: It always seems that I have everything planned out in my head then I begin to write and everything falls apart. I've even done the whole note...
    LeoNyxus LeoNyxus 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Would really like some advice as far as getting more writing done. The obvious answer is just do it I get that. What I would like to here is what method do you use personally and...
    AJ2487 AJ2487 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I want to be a writer. I would like to write the scenes that keeps popping on my mind. I tried to write them but I only got to a one sentence or two because I don't know how to...
    cruXiaL cruXiaL 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    In all modesty and all due pride I am a very good writer, but have never written a novel and only once had something published. It was a crap poem which was the ironic part...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    I've always wanted to write since the day I learned how to read and by going to school I learned that I want to be a fiction young adult writer. I hope to be notice with help from...
    OnyxAo OnyxAo 22-25, F Aug 19

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    All the time on here. I write something, leave it up for a while, and then delete it. It's not because of a lack of responses or whatever, because I don't care if people reply to...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F Aug 19

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    Half open wooden curtain and half dark room, 3 days of non stop raining reminds me how long I am keeping my tears inside. Smooth sound of music, Anathema is playing and a strange...
    AshTaylor AshTaylor 18-21, M Aug 19

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    If I didn't write notes to myself, I would forget everything. I also write down questions that I have throughout the day. The questions are mostly related to how things work or why...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M Aug 18

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    I started writing a story this summer, and so far I've written 70 pages, but now I'm stuck. I haven't written anything in about a week, and I feel so unproductive. I know how I...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I've had a story that's been in my head for a long time that I have longed to share with the world. Just recently I've opened up to my two closest friends about my imaginary world...
    Zahria Zahria 18-21, F Aug 18

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    yes, if I cannot write what I feel, then y write at all???
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 18

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