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I Write Shorthand

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ...i used to keep a journal in a text document program like Word or Text Edit...i have deleted many of them. i threw out so many journals all the way back from age 5. i have had...
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    I love to write stories but k can never finish them I start and write for a long time but I don't know why I just stop and start on a totally different book!?!
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    "As little as you want to write when your happy that's how much you have to write when your miserable. Your passions have to go somewhere and this is the only place left. Your...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I have three that I write in - sounds busy, but each has a purpose. One is simply me listing 3 happy things each day, which could be absolutely anything. The second is my 5 year...
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    All my life I've searched for words that will somehow manage to convey a meaning beyond the material and will leave a lasting impression. Yet, the more I think about it, the less...
    dearstranger dearstranger 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How I write is....I just go with it If a thought pops into my head as I'm writing, I just think Well it appeared for a reason. And I'm grateful for it because I have had writers...
    Mars000 Mars000 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Dear Muse I think a lot about that weekend when I was with you. It brings a smile to my face when I think of it. I know I should have let it go by now but I struggle at times...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I write in my journal everyday and I write down just about everything that comes to mind - fears , emotions, desires. , so I'm wondering what are you writing about?
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    hi..people ....i signed up for EP...because i wanted to get a new start for my life.i wanted to write my whole life story in here.but then i thought.I've already taken a new start...
    survivoroflife survivoroflife 18-21, F Jan 28

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    What is this? You're a demon disguised as Melpomene You can't fool me I've been around the block, and I write about it. I need no help from the likes of you. You want rhyme? You...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Nothing is more joyful than obscuring how I feel. At least, when I write, I am free to write how I please. The only limit there seems to be is how I am feeling when I write.
    TotidemVerbis TotidemVerbis 18-21 Jan 28

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    *Looks at last post to remember what was said last* Aha! My friend had a birthday party yesterday, and it was really nice, but my other friend was having our Modernist Society...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Jan 25

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    It doesn't matter what you write, even if it's only your name, the goal is to write something.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 25

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    It occurs to me that I've always been a writer. It's intrinsic, a trait passed-down to me by my writer-mom. I wrote a children's book when I just 10. I've written everyday (in...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F Jan 24

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    I need to write an article for our project but I can't write anything. I mean, its just that I have so many ideas in my mind but I can't write any of them. Whenever I decide to...
    LightHigami LightHigami 13-15 Jan 24

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    It's quite interesting the response you get from people when you tell them that you write and you write ero fantasy and fiction (as wells as poetry and short stories). The...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Seeing as I skipped yesterday's entry, it's safe to say that I'm a commitmentphobe. I went out drinking with some friends who said it was going to be girls' night out only for two...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I want to be a professional writer some day and write a million books before I die. That's impossible, I know, yet it would be awesome if I achieved that.
    Xerit Xerit 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    This was actually an assignment in a writing class. It was to write a story or poem from a child's point of view. There were others too. Write from the opposite genders point of...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    "Saturn" You taught me the courage of stars before you left. How light carries on endlessly, even after death. With shortness of breath, you explained the infinite. How rare and...
    theairisfullofspices theairisfullofspices 13-15, F Jan 20

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    I'm feeling really dull at the moment. I declined socialising with my friends tonight when I'm sure it would've been fun. Didn't leave my flat at all today, actually. It's amazing...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Jan 20

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    John Tan 2 By: Cierra Leonard Written: March 1st and 4th, 2015 Dearest John I miss you terribly As I write this I have no way of knowing If you will ever get to read it As I...
    SugarMapleWings SugarMapleWings 18-21, F Jan 20

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    Dust dancing on rays of morning light; she and I, and coffee flavored love. The silence between the words was heavy with an undertone of doubt. Something she was hesitant to say...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I write poetry,songs,stories.I can't write when i'm angry though nothing comes out right.And sometimes I can't find the right words to explain my emotions because my emotions are...
    BackToBiege BackToBiege 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    You simply buy one chance to make a first impression - which impression is essential when it involves using for nearly any job. Because potential companies simply achieve "meet...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M Jan 15

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    THE BOOK OF LIFE (c) Edward York The book of life is one we'll write, And add pages every day. What has been written down by us, We know will always stay. There is no edit or...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I like to write. I started to write since 2013 year and still do it. I really want to show the World the love romantic stories with some spicy things.I would be really appreciate...
    OlgaGOA OlgaGOA 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Writing is what I want to do with my life--it makes me happy so then obviously I should write as much as possible right?? Too often I'm afraid to write because I don't want to...
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Hmm maybe I'm in the wrong group, but however I write too much all the time, but what I don't like is that I write about Nonsense **** lol. I want to finish my book. but yet I sit...
    For3v3r7 For3v3r7 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    There is this contest, in which kids in different age groups compete with creative writing. Since 6th grade I started entering those contest. When I was in 6th grade I was 10...
    Faithybearzz Faithybearzz 13-15, F Jan 14

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    I Get Writers Block It happens and when it does, I bring out my trusty list of cliches. I pick one, use it as a working title, and go from there. I usually find something to write...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Here's a laugh for those of you who have some doubters: My mom emailed an article to me tonight - Top Ten Rules for New Writers - along with a memo, "Saw this and thought you...
    ashadams244 ashadams244 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I enjoy writing. I write everyday, and if theres a day that I dont write- its because Im reading. I use a website (also an app) called wattpad, anyone else? Its amazing for writing...
    glitterglam glitterglam 13-15, F Jan 12

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    I do! Promised Opa I'd write one about his father. His daughters that would not even visit him because he divorced their mom talked him out of letting me pick up the documents so...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F Jan 12

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    Being a writer is like one day you are feeling something & the next day you may totally disagree with what you were feeling in the past ..Writers are not hard headed that is what i...
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