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The Art of Commenting: what holds us back and how we can fix it

A topic I’ve touched upon myself but written up in a much more masterful way by this fantastic writer!

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Carol J Forrester is a writer trying to be a better one. She’s currently working on her first novel ‘Darkened Daughter’ and attempting to put together a collection of poetry in the hopes of submitting to publication in 2020. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University, enjoys judo at least twice a week, and tries to attend poetry events around the Midlands. Her flash fiction story ‘Glorious Silence’ was named as River Ram Press’ short story of the month for August 2014 and her short story ‘A Visit From The Fortune Teller’ has been showcased on the literary site Ink Pantry. Her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and two of her poems were included in the DVerse Poets Pub Publication ‘Chiaroscuro’ which is available for purchase on amazon. More recently her poem ‘Until The Light Gets In‘ was accepted and published at The Drabble and her poem ‘Newborn’ was published by Ink Sweat & Tears. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and has hosted a number of guest bloggers here on Writing and Works.

7 Comments

  1. If I’ve enjoyed a post, I prefer to leave a comment … if my brain is working properly and I can put the words together, that is! Failing that, I’d definitely leave a Like.

    I do see the blogging world as a community and like to connect when it feels right to do so. The slightly shy part of me does tend to stick to those bloggers whom I already know – but every now and then I dip a toe in the water and end up somewhere new … like here! 🙂

    Thanks for sharing Susan’s post, Carol; it was an interesting and thoughtful read. 🙂

  2. Wow, love the insight of this post! I completely agree with you. It should be a joy interacting with others of common interest, whether replying OR commenting!
    (BTW! Just wanted to give you a heads up-remember the URL misspelling problem we spoke of in a previous conversation? I’ve resorted to making a completely BRAND NEW account and am in the process of completely switching to that blog in the near future…this time the URL is, FOR A FACT, wordsmithobservations.wordpress.com !!) And believe me, I checked like five times to make sure I got it right hahaha

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