Writing challenge

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Note 289 – My Writing Challenge Progress

If you’ve read the very first post of this blog, you will know that I was peeling potatoes when the idea popped into my head to create it.  This was the beginning of my writing challenge ‘to learn a new writing tip each day for a year and blog about it to teach others’.  I knew it would be hard work, but … Continue reading

Note 272 – My Writing Challenge: 2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,500 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Continue reading

Note 266 – Measuring writing progress in 8 different ways

  As it’s a leap year this year, my writing challenge will finish with note 366 on 30 April 2012.   Today I will start the 100 day countdown.  I thought I would use today’s post to reflect on the past 266 days and think about the skills that I have gained or improved on.  The ability to focus – I’ve always been … Continue reading

I’m half way through My Writing Challenge

Six months ago I set up my writing notebook blog and the challenge that began on 1st May 2011 was for me to learn a new writing tip every day for a year and blog about it to teach others.  I’m now half way there and determined to continue. What I have achieved in this time  I feel that I’ve … Continue reading

I’m posting every day in 2011!

For my regular readers, you will know that I have been blogging in My Writing Notebook as part of My Writing Challenge since 1st May 2011. I have now discovered from another fellow blogger that there is a ‘post a day 2011’ challenge which I really want to be part of. I am therefore promising to … Continue reading

My Writing Challenge launches 1st May 2011

Hi there Today I have set up a brand new blog space which you can follow on  My writing challenge will launch tomorrow, with the challenge being for me to learn something every day for a year that will help me improve my writing… and…I will share these with you.  My first words I have … Continue reading

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