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A Few Thoughts on Constructive Criticism

A common thing I’ve seen in the writing community, especially from beginning writers, is the inability to take constructive criticism. How many times have you given someone a suggestion on a piece of writing only to see the author’s eyes glaze over, either with anger, disappointment, or even an incredulous glare? What comes as a response? A thanks from frowning lips, or a silent nod? I’ve seen…

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My Latest Fountain Pen: Jinhao X750

Hello All,

I know it’s been a while (a long while) since my last pen post. So, I thought I’d finally break that dry streak and upload a few pictures of my most resent acquisition: The Jinhao X750. I purchased the “Shimmering Sands” model from Amazon when it was on sale a few weeks ago, and so far, I am really shocked at how nice it is. However, just like every other pen, there are things I like,…

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Snailmail Roundup #19: Maspeth, NY & Dounan Township, Taiwan

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Yesterday, I found two great letters in the mail. The above is from Erica in NY, and the bottom pictures are of Dracy in Taiwan.

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Well, hope you have a great day! Till next time.

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Mail from Puerto Rico!

Mail from Puerto Rico!

Hello All,

This Monday, I received a few envelopes from Josh in Puerto Rico. He’s new to WordPress, check him out when you can at Mentes Distraidas (Distracted Minds).

It was a great surprise, and great beginning to my week. Here is the letter in the largest envelope, the other two contained small tokens, like a red feather (not pictured here), and also a card with his P.O Box info, to be sure I…

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