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01 23 2012 Crafterminds Transcript

01 23 2012 Crafterminds Transcript

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#crafterminds Twitter chat transcript 01/23/2012 - topic: Improving Your Writing Skills
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#CRAFTERMINDS chat every Monday at 4pm Eastern – on Twitter http://crafterminds.com HashTracking.

com Report 695 tweets generated 1,227,894 impressions, reaching an audience of 88,077 followers within the past 24 hours Calculated from up to about 1500 tweets | Generated Mon Jan 23 2012 14:15:17 GMT-0800 (Pacific Standard Time) Top 10 by number of impressions 1. crafterminds: 311,248 2. graphicsfairy: 100,924 3. ilovetocreate: 100,538 4. taunitweets: 93,610 5. petscribbles: 80,355 6. modpodgerocks: 67,132 7. thesickchick: 66,758 8. craftaholicanon: 58,992 9. southernrhoda: 57,195 10.littletipsyblog: 36,340 Top 10 by number of tweets 1. crafterminds: 112 2. taunitweets: 46 3. madincrafts: 37 4. whbsblog: 34 5. petscribbles: 33 6. thesickchick: 29 7. cyngagen: 27 8. gloriafox: 26 9. graphicsfairy: 23 10.sewwoodsy: 23 Top 10 by number of followers 1. carolinamama: 7,310 2. ilovetocreate: 5,914 3. dollarcraft: 5,595 4. modpodgerocks: 5,164 5. graphicsfairy: 4,388 6. tech4moms: 4,320 7. southernrhoda: 3,813 8. sewingdirectory: 3,767 9. craftaholicanon: 3,687 10.celebrateathome: 3,658

about 5 minutes ago Participated in my first #crafterminds tweet chat...so much fun!

about 7 minutes ago thank YOU! RT @crafterminds: Thanks for all the good tips. Everyone had great contributions today! #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Our iLTC Bloggers Lounge is at CHA! @dollarcraft and @jenjentrixie will be there! http://t.co/xTDkNBLg #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Our iLTC Bloggers Lounge is at CHA! @dollarcraft and @jenjentrixie will be there! http://t.co/fAate4U4 #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago @petscribbles Thanks for joining us! It was great to chat with you! @binksandbubble #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Our iLTC Bloggers Lounge is at CHA! @dollarcraft and @jenjentrixie will be there! http://t.co/fFnHGC0Q #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago @taunitweets Thanks, Tauni - always great to "see" you at the chat. You always drop lots of wisdom! #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago Thanks for the chat everyone! #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago @30daysblog Let me check. See, reading over my work would have helped in this situation. #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago this chat was really valuable! also my first one...sort of like twitter on speed, it goes by so quickly. Thx for great tips! #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago Ditto! RT @countrychiccott: @madiganmade well HI anyway Shannon! :) #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Thanks for the great chat @crafterminds You're a fab host! #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago @taunitweets Maybe I should look at Hootsuite too. #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago Thanks for the great chat @crafterminds You're a fab host! #crafterminds

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about 10 minutes ago Thanks @crafterminds, @modpodgerocks & everyone else! Great chatting with you all! Until next time... #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago Gotta run! Great chat as always. #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Thanks for all the good tips. Everyone had great contributions today! #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago wish i got onto the comp. sooner! have a great night everyone :) #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago @binksandbubble I just always used Google Reader anyway. #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago @madiganmade well HI anyway Shannon! :) #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago Thanks for the thoughts all y'all! #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @CynGagen i use it to add my fave blogs to my google reader - so i can keep up with new posts #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @CynGagen I don't either. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @taunitweets Yes, I usually only did it with a long RT though #ineverclickthroughwhensomonegoesover #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago Boo. I missed the #crafterminds chat! Hope I can tune in later for the second one.... about 12 minutes ago bye all -- thanks for the break! :) #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Yes, but dont bold too much or it defeats the point. @madincrafts #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago I use HS too. RT @CynGagen: HS for me too! RT @taunitweets: Hootsuite girl here. RT @boermanc: do any of you use tweet deck? #crafterminds

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about 12 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Okie doke. Gotta feed the kiddos (dont know why, just fed them yesterday). Hugs all around! #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @gloriafox Is that when you go over 140 characters? #ineverclickthroughwhensomonegoesover #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago Google to bloggers "Find Your Own Damned Friends" #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago Honestly, I never connected to anyone with GFC anyway. I never saw the point. #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @gloriafox I was wondering what happened to long Deckly posts. not working anymore. #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago Thanks for all the good tips. Everyone had great contributions today! #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago Check it out! Our iLTC Bloggers Lounge is at CHA! @dollarcraft and @jenjentrixie will be there! http://t.co/XWQuSPLs #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago HS for me too! RT @taunitweets: Hootsuite girl here. RT @boermanc: do any of you use tweet deck? #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @crafterminds as someone with two blogs, I would be interested in that one :) #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago Okie doke. Gotta feed the kiddos (don't know why, just fed them yesterday). Hugs all around! #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @taunitweets @southernrhoda I don't like the new upgrade of TD though...can't use long posts. #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @parkermama Yes, but don't bold too much or it defeats the point. @madincrafts #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @Mom4RealKY yeah same here #crafterminds

about 14 minutes ago Google Friends Connect - I'm pretty sure it 'retires' for non blogger sites on march 1st :( #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @madincrafts I will probably tweet pictures! it's the quickest way #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @iLoveToCreate GFC is Google Friend Connect. #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog @crafterminds bahahahahaha #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @iLoveToCreate Google Friend Connect #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago Hootsuite girl here. RT @SouthernRhoda: I do! like it a lot RT

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• yes, do. #crafterminds • about 15 minutes ago @graphicsfairy @petscribbles @madincrafts Oh no! What's GFC? I don't get LOL speak, remember? Haha #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @crafterminds Have so much fun at CHA! Take pictures! Yes, I am shouting! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @CraftaholicAnon That's it. I just checked it on Google's blog. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: @sewwrong Stephen King says the road to Hell is paved with adverbs. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Yes!! Love that quote! RT @madincrafts: @sewwrong Stephen King says the road to Hell is paved with adverbs. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Don't ever say "I think" or "in my opinion" in tweets & post if you can avoid it. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago I do! like it a lot RT @boermanc: do any of you use tweet deck?

#crafterminds • • about 15 minutes ago @gloriafox Thanks for the link! #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago toootally. ;) RT @madincrafts: @sewwrong Stephen King says the road to Hell is paved with adverbs. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago Haha! RT @petscribbles: Good one! LOL RT @madincrafts: First rule of GFC: Dont talk about GFC. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: @sewwrong Stephen King says the road to Hell is paved with adverbs. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago RT @HoneybearLane: @taunitweets & if your post doesnt lend

• Chicken :) #crafterminds • • about 16 minutes ago @boermanc I use TweetDeck #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @gloriafox I heard march 1 but not sure if that's correct #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago Next week's topic is tentatively: Starting another blog?!?! (but I will be at CHA... not sure i want to tackle that next week) #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago RT @petscribbles: Good one! LOL RT @madincrafts: First rule of GFC: Dont talk about GFC. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago do any of you use tweet deck? #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago RT @Mom4RealKY: The GFC infor...http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/more-spring-cleaning-out-of-season.html #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago March 1 for all non Google blogs..no date yet for Google itself RT @whbsblog: @gloriafox March? #crafterminds

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about 16 minutes ago The GFC infor...http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/morespring-cleaning-out-of-season.html #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @sewwrong Stephen King says the road to Hell is paved with adverbs. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago Good one! LOL RT @madincrafts: First rule of GFC: Dont talk about GFC. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago @PrettyHandyGirl I guess I'll need to make the same announcement. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: It's not writing exactly, but the key to successful blog writing is to be consistent. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago bahaha! RT @madincrafts: First rule of GFC: Dont talk about GFC. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Subheaders and bolded text are good for SEO too. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago @TheSickChick yes, its hard to have posts in advance...I've just found myself with more ideas lately so I've had more #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago yes!! “@taunitweets: @petscribbles Yeah. I hate it when there is just a ton of text #crafterminds” about 17 minutes ago I try to get rid of extraneous words when I write...using "really" or "very" to describe something is not necessary! #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago @gloriafox March? #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Subheaders and bolded text are good for SEO too. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @HoneybearLane: @taunitweets And if your post doesnt lend itself to headers bold and enlarge some text for readers who skim #crafterminds

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about 17 minutes ago First rule of GFC: Don't talk about GFC. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: I try to write like I talk with maybe a few more exciting words mixed in. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @crafterminds i totally agree... no *giggle* ***snort*** always looks weird... #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @petscribbles Subheads can be an effective way of breaking up a post & making it more readable. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Subheaders and bolded text are good for SEO too. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago A picture (with bullet points) is worth a 1000 words! @taunitweets @petscribbles I hate it when there is just a ton of text #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago Subheaders and bolded text are good for SEO too. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @PrettyHandyGirl Good to know...Can't wait to read it! #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @taunitweets And if your post doesn't lend itself to headers I will bold and enlarge some text for readers who skim #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago When is GFC going away - is there a date? #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago I try to write like I talk with maybe a few more exciting words mixed in. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Hahaha so true! RT @crafterminds: @sewwrong I take pics of every step of a craft project so I will remember what I did! #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago RT @CynGagen: @radmegan GFC...girls' fight club...that made me giggle! #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @radmegan GFC...girls' fight club...that made me giggle!

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#crafterminds • • about 19 minutes ago @PrettyHandyGirl I need to do that too. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @petscribbles Subheads can be an effective way of breaking up a post & making it more readable. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago I do like "girl fight club" - hilarious! RT @gloriafox: @radmegan Google Friend Connect #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Use subheaders to separate your blog into

@petscribbles @Mom4RealKY I just took mine off today and am posting an explanation tomorrow. Want followers via email or rss. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @Mom4RealKY I guess I better read that blog. I had no idea! #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @sewwrong I take pics of every step of a craft project so I will remember what I did! #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Ladies it's been fun. I've learned a lot today to keep in mind for future writing! #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @petscribbles Yeah. I hate it when there is just a ton of text #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @Wag_Doll My mom is my proofreader extraordinaire! #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @CraftaholicAnon I think I am going to take it off...I keep getting more followers via GFC and I feel like they are wasted. #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: RT @crafterminds: Jess @madincrafts has a great series called Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/APBgEKRm #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: I try to remember my audience is just as

important as I am. They are half the communication model! #crafterminds • • about 20 minutes ago @radmegan Google Friend Connect #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago RT @Steph2Pigs: RT @crafterminds: Jess @madincrafts has a great series called Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/QkgimvYc #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @taunitweets: Its not writing exactly, but

• always best to re-read with fresh eyes. "Cold reading" #crafterminds • about 20 minutes ago You mean for long posts? @taunitweets Use subheaders to separate your blog into sections #crafterminds -4:53 PM Jan 23rd, 2012 #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago Wait GFC is what? Sorry... I missed it. "Girl Fight Club" Or.... #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Jess @madincrafts has a great series called Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/wwYpcVYW #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago Thx, Heather! RT @crafterminds: Jess @madincrafts has a great series called Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/GW1eJyhy #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago At times I've put my pics in,done my writing & it led to me seeing that I needed more pics for clarification. #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago I get my hubby to proof read my post before publishing, no matter how many times I read it I always miss something #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago Speaking of de-cluttering, white space is your friend. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: I try to remember my audience is just as important as I am. They are half the communication model! #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Jess @madincrafts has a great series called

Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/JHkDHSeK #crafterminds • about 21 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Jess @madincrafts has a great series called Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/APBgEKRm #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Glad to have joined #crafterminds for a few minutes today. School's out now so need to go. #afternoonchaos. Thanks! about 21 minutes ago @graphicsfairy I read it on a blog...I think Google+ is trying to take over the world #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Looking at the pictures of my projects and remembering the process usually inspires me to write #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @Mom4RealKY I did #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago RT @countrychiccott: I blog how I talk in real life. Not cause it is "just a blog" but because it is MY blog. :) #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Its not writing exactly, but the key to successful

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: Jess @madincrafts has a great series called Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/y59nP3WS #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Me too! RT @madincrafts: RT @Mom4RealKY: @whbsblog I always add pics first, then I get flooded with what I want to write. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Jess @madincrafts has a great series called Mad Writing Skills http://t.co/y59nP3WS #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Use subheaders to separate your blog into sections #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago So true RT @taunitweets: Its not writing exactly, but the key to successful blog writing is to be consistent. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago same here “@whbsblog: sometimes I add my pictures first, then texts. Helps you think of what you want to say #crafterminds”

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about 22 minutes ago @crafterminds No you're good, but I do call him Pretty Handsome Guy. LOL #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago Amen! @taunitweets: "Confession: If you never use caps, I probably will not read your blog. #itsnotthatcute #crafterminds" about 22 minutes ago Yep. RT @graphicsfairy: @Mom4RealKY Oh crap, is GFC going away too? #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago RT @Mom4RealKY: @whbsblog I always add pics first, then I get flooded with what I want to write. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @SeptemberAcres Thank you #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @Mom4RealKY Oh crap, is GFC going away too? #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago #crafterminds howdy just got here trying to catch up to today's chatter!! about 22 minutes ago It's not writing exactly, but the key to successful blog writing is to be consistent. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago I notice my writing has gotten more "professional voice" than "everyday voice" since I started 3 years ago. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago When writing, I try to remember my audience is just as important as I am. They are half the communication model! #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @bundana__ Haha. I hate having to figure out what they mean. It took me forever to figure out DH! Heehee #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @boermanc @celebrateathome @crafterminds @miscellaneaarts I usually like to start out like I would if talking 2 a friend #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago RT @whbsblog: sometimes I add my pictures first, then texts. Helps u think of what u want to say & build post in your head #crafterminds

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about 23 minutes ago good question... RT @Mom4RealKY: Ive been wondering, with GFC stopping, should I take my followers section off my blog ...... #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @whbsblog I always add pics first, then I get flooded with what I want to write. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago RT @HoneybearLane: I frequently write post rough drafts and come back to them several days later with fresh eyes. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @madincrafts Write it last then. RT @CelebrateAtHome:The very first sentence is always the hardest for me #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago oh boy, texts = text. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago excellent advice. “@taunitweets: Never, ever write ANYTHING you wouldn't SAY out loud. #crafterminds” about 23 minutes ago @crafterminds I write for magazines and have to be very concise (word limits) so I use my blog as a chance to waffle #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago RT @ChicCircuit: Cluttered workspaces, distracting backgrounds dont work well w/ photos and videos. Clean up for ur audience. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @lifeasapepin @crafterminds I think 5+ is AWESOME. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @CelebrateAtHome @TheSickChick I frequently write post rough drafts and come back to them several days later with fresh eyes. #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @lucy_crafts: Loving following the #crafterminds chat. As a soon-to-be blogger all this info is super useful! #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago sometimes I add my pictures first, then texts. Helps you think of what you want to say and build the post in your head #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago Me too! @petscribbles @TheSickChick RT: -- I can't stop laughing over this: ..."my husband" than DH1203123 or "Handy Manny" #crafterminds

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about 24 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog @crafterminds way to go Michelle! #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @madincrafts Write it last then. RT @CelebrateAtHome:The very first sentence is always the hardest for me #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago @lucy_crafts welcome to the blogging world lucy! :) #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago Oh, good one! @TheSickChick ProTip: somestimes it's better to write your introduction last, after the rest is done. #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago p.s. I NEVER think of anyone specific when I make up examples like "handy Manny" - except for that kids' tv show :) #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago @Mom4RealKY I'll look into it! I'll for sure have to replace them with something. #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago @bundana__ No, not at all. Didn't mean that to come off as mean. #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago Most Important 1 “@CelebrateAtHome: @crafterminds @miscellaneaarts The very first sentence is always hardest for me to write #crafterminds” about 25 minutes ago Cluttered workspaces or distracting backgrounds don't always work well with photos and videos. Clean up for your audience. #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago Loving following the #crafterminds chat. As a soon-to-be blogger all this info is super useful! about 25 minutes ago @PrettyHandyGirl On no- did I make up your husband's name on your blog. :) Sorry!! xoxo #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Right, I just say "boyfriend." No cutesy names, thank you!

@CelebrateAtHome ProTip: somestimes it's better to write your

introduction last, after the rest is done. #crafterminds • about 26 minutes ago I agree, it's difficult. @SouthernRhoda @graphicsfairy I have a hard time reading white or light text on a black background. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Write it last then. RT @CelebrateAtHome: @crafterminds @miscellaneaarts The very first sentence is always the hardest for me #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago That's most important to me. RT @taunitweets: I think your personality comes through in your writing, which I love. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @SewCatSew Agree! Just write! That is the best way to improve. You'll look back & appreciate even imperfect posts. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @crafterminds @TheSickChick -- I can't stop laughing over this: ..."my husband" than DH1203123 or "Handy Manny" #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @SewCatSew I re-read too! I think it helps to figure out my authentic voice. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @crafterminds lol-er gah! Talk about typos and when making up a word no less. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago I admit to using nicknames. Esp on Twitter, I think it makes

• someone just say "my husband" than DH1203123 or "Handy Manny" #crafterminds • about 27 minutes ago RT @miscellaneaarts: I focus on the writing more if Im sharing something personal vs a tutorial or shared link. #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @crafterminds @miscellaneaarts The very first sentence is always

I think "my husband" is fine, unless you are using it a great deal, then you might want something for variety. #crafterminds

about 27 minutes ago @graphicsfairy Please make one for Picasa...I just figured out Picnik! #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @radmegan HAHAHA #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @SouthernRhoda I think your personality comes through in your writing, which I love. I have a hard time w/ that #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @SouthernRhoda Trying to write well counts! I know your voice comes through! #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @whbsblog @TheSickChick i see i use real names for my kids.. L:enny, Frank and Nancy not cutie or pookie! #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago Not much of an lol-re myself RT @crafterminds: I am too lazy to space out my ha has now... haahhaha. (I dont use LOL). #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago I like to go back and read my old stuff that I've forgotten about. Usually (hopefully) I think "Hey that was pretty good!" #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @petscribbles Yes, that's what I do - just "my husband" #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @100diytips Thanks for your great contributions to the chat! See you later. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago Hello from rainy Los Angeles. Stuck indoors. No biggie. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds I focus on the writing more if I'm sharing something personal vs a tutorial or shared link. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @petscribbles i use hubby! HA #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds I soooo agree! #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds I do. I don't know that it's always successful

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though :) #qualitywriting #crafterminds • • about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds I soooo agree! #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds I do. I don't know that it's always successful though :) #qualitywriting #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds I try to write well, but don't ever feel like I'm the best at it. Always wish I did it better, when I read. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago RT @DIYJenn: u dont have to be an amazing writer. As long as its clean, has your personality, includes all the necessary info #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds How did you know that "DH1203123" is my husband's nickname? #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago My Picnik Tuts will be no good soon! RT @Mom4RealKY: Does

• #crafterminds • about 28 minutes ago @CynGagen @Mom4RealKY picnik is still there just a new name and have to get it through google + #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog I use "ha ha" instead of emoticons in blog writing. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @TheSickChick I know : -/ but hearing about "boogie poo" and "sweetie face" isn't as cute to me as it is to them. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @crafterminds I do. I don't always accomplish it, but I try. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog I am too lazy to space out my ha has now... haahhaha. (I don't use LOL). #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago RE: nicknaming spouses and kids - my husband doesn't want his

• bring that level to my blog. I plan to later. #crafterminds • about 29 minutes ago I sometimes don't get LOL speak, so don't use it in your post. Do I have to be a teenager to get it? #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @TheSickChick I would rather have someone just say "my husband" than DH1203123 or "Handy Manny" or whatever. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago Right! You dont have to be an amazing writer. As long as it's clean, has your personality and includes all the necessary info #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago Bless you #crafterminds folks! Gotta log off for other appt. Thx for all the great ideas, humor & kindness today. about 30 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Good one! RT @taunitweets: Never, ever write ANYTHING you wouldnt SAY out loud. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago RT @Mom4RealKY: Does anyone have an easy tutorial for Picasa now the Picnik is closing? #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago Anyone here try hard to write really well-crafted posts? Good quality writing (not just utilitarian)? #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago I use "ha ha" too much. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago @whbsblog i agree with you on that! And some of those

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• #crafterminds • about 30 minutes ago Does anyone have an easy tutorial for Picasa now the Picnik is closing? #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @petscribbles The only time it's ever "it's"

with an apostrophe is when it is a contraction: it is = it's #crafterminds • about 31 minutes ago Agree. Too confusing . RT @whbsblog: I know many people do it, but nicknames for spouses or kids bug me. *ducks* #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Never, ever write ANYTHING you wouldnt SAY out loud. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago When I see caps I think LOUD NOISES!! RT @taunitweets: Confession: If you never use caps, I probably will not read your blog. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: If you want to be taken seriously, you dont have to write perfectly, but do follow basics like punctuation. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago agreed “@crafterminds: I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* it's a bloggy laugh track. Irritating. #crafterminds” about 31 minutes ago Good one! RT @taunitweets: Never, ever write ANYTHING you wouldnt SAY out loud. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Never, ever write ANYTHING you wouldnt SAY out loud. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @CraftaholicAnon Haha! Really? I have obviously not noticed

@Steph2Pigs So if it looks too dark in photographs it is probably better for you to add more task lighting anyway. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago AMEN! RT @taunitweets: Never, ever write ANYTHING you wouldn't SAY out loud. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago I know many people do it, but nicknames for spouses or kids bug me. *ducks* #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @petscribbles I'm that way with their and there. Stresses me out. #crafterminds

about 31 minutes ago Read it's as "it is" to make sure it is right. RT @petscribbles: I have a huge complex over its and its..... #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @petscribbles The only time it's ever "it's" with an apostrophe is

• looking, not the room in general. #crafterminds • about 32 minutes ago OR ALL CAPS RT @petscribbles: RT @taunitweets: Confession: If you never use caps, I probably will not read your blog. #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago Never, ever write ANYTHING you wouldn't SAY out loud. #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago Uh oh. Must capitalize more. “@taunitweets: Confession: If you

• my machine to a dedicated OTT just for it. Much less strain! #crafterminds • about 32 minutes ago If you want to be taken seriously, you don't have to write perfectly, but do follow basics like regular caps & punctuation. #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* - its like a bloggy laugh track. Irritating. #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Confession: If you never use caps, I probably will not read your blog. #itsnotthatcute #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago ! RT @crafterminds: I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* -its like a bloggy laugh track. Irritating. #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago I have a huge complex over its and it's and IF I'm using the right one RT @gloriafox: @petscribbles and your vs. youre #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago This cracked me up :) RT @whbsblog: Im guilty of wanting a post

to be epic, then scrambling to rush it out cuz taking so long. #crafterminds • about 33 minutes ago I was just talking about photographing a project in the sewing machine. Lighting overall is fine. RT @TheSickChick #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago snort?! Yikes! RT @crafterminds: I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* its like a bloggy laugh track #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @madincrafts yes! well-put! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* - its like a bloggy laugh track. Irritating. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Confession: If you never use caps, I probably will not read your blog. #itsnotthatcute #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @whbsblog Happens to me ALL the time. It's the downside of editing. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago I do better on the fly...some of you are such planners, and I am secretly jealous. #crafterminds #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago Me too. RT @whbsblog: @crafterminds Im guilty of wanting a post to be epic, then scrambling to rush it out cuz taking so long. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Confession: If you never use caps, I probably will not read your blog. #itsnotthatcute #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago @crafterminds agree with you highly on that one. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* - its like a bloggy laugh track. Irritating. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago Sometimes updating posts to FB, I misspell things. I usually don't worry about it, it is what gives iLTC its realness! #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* - its like a bloggy laugh track. Irritating. #crafterminds

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about 34 minutes ago RT @madincrafts If you don't know how to spell something, Google the word. They will ask "Did you mean?" the right spelling. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago I hate when I start typing one thing, then change my wording and forget to change tiny parts of the sentence. *shakes fist* #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago Yes, I ignored her!RT @MonicaBenavidez: Some1 really e-mailed you about that? Insane! I write the way chat with a good friend. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago I dislike an excessive use of things like *giggle* and *snort* - it's like a bloggy laugh track. Irritating. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago Same here @crafterminds Don't want to sound too formal since I want it to be 'fun'. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @crafterminds @madincrafts LOVE that tip! A comfy chair is a

@Steph2Pigs It's better for your eyes to have good light, so if it;s really dark at your sewing machine, get more :) #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago RT @whbsblog: @crafterminds Im guilty of wanting a post to be epic, then scrambling to rush it out because Im taking so long. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago RT @HoneybearLane: Don't write a post right after you've read a bunch of other blogs. Your voice won't be true to yourself. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago I wouldn't say exempt from grammar rules, but the rules need to be broken intentionally and meaningfully. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago Confession: If you never use caps, I probably will not read your blog. #itsnotthatcute #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago I over list because I hate when something is vague. @whbsblog RT: I hate when person has not listed sources, materials, etc! #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @petscribbles and your vs. you're #crafterminds

about 35 minutes ago huh? @steph2pigs if you cant see well enough to photograph you shouldnt be crafting in that poor light #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago If you don't know how to spell something, Google the word. They will ask "Did you mean...?" the right spelling. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Oh and please for the love of blogging dont mix up theyre, there and their! ;-) #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @countrychiccott: I blog how I talk in real life. Not cause it is "just a blog" but because it is MY blog. :) #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @CynGagen @100diytips I think that blog writing is exempt of

• material list ;-( #crafterminds • about 36 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Oh and please for the love of blogging don't mix up they're, there and their! ;-) #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog @ilovetocreate bahaha #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: While some posts are lackluster, if Im in love with the topic or project, I find that my writing shines! #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago Me either. Ha. @HoneybearLane @crafterminds @SewCatSew RT: ya I don't know what those mean, haha #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm guilty of wanting a post to be epic, then scrambling to rush it out because I'm taking so long. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @SouthernRhoda Someone really e-mailed you about that? Insane! I write the way I would chat with a good friend. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Oh and please for the love of blogging don't mix up they're, there and their! ;-) #crafterminds

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about 36 minutes ago YES!!! RT @crafterminds: If you are not a great speller, you must use spell check. And pay attention to red squigglies #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: I find writing in bullet form gets me more focused...like top 10 lists or 5 ways to do something. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Don't write a post right after you've read a bunch of other blogs. Your voice won't be true to yourself. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @crafterminds While some posts are lackluster, if I'm in love with the topic or project, I find that my writing shines! #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Maybe this has been covered, but I rAndomly capitalize and rarely at the beg of a sentence. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @crafterminds sometimes I do the opposite: trying to be way too perfectionist over a blog post...I need to get more messy. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @100diytips @taunitweets That's one thing I hate, bad grammer, punctuation and spelling. Plus not capalising the letter 'I' #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Oh and please for the love of blogging don't mix up they're, there and their! ;-) #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @delisacarnegie: I like reading posts where the writer's voice is clear & has all the info I need #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago If you are not a great speller, you must use spell check. And pay attention to red squigglies #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Oh and please for the love of blogging don't mix up they're, there and their! ;-) #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @100diytips: More tips: Short sentences. I even use . . . FRAGMENTS . . . sometimes. Apologies to fifth grade teacher. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @crafterminds @SewCatSew ya I don't know what those mean,

haha #crafterminds • about 38 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Another sneaky trick: Sit in a comfy chair. Your writing will be funnier, more positive (It works!) #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Another sneaky trick: Sit in a comfy chair when you write. Your writing will be funnier and more positive #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @Steph2Pigs I am oh so guilty of run-on sentences...but that's how I talk...I type how I talk, which is meandering at times #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @mvemother @madincrafts Maybe it's not a bad thing. People who like you get used to your writing quirks! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @crafterminds Thanks--I have been definitely working on that

• phone! • about 38 minutes ago @Steph2Pigs I say it too, but feel like a big Italian guy. Ehh, yous guys. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago More tips: Short sentences. I even use . . . FRAGMENTS . . . sometimes. With apologies to fifth grade teacher. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago I am guilty of not always putting my best writing forward because it's "just a blog." Anyone else? #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago I like reading posts where the writer's voice is clear & has all the info I need #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT Me too too @CraftaholicAnon: {me too} “@iLoveToCreate: I also use parentheses A LOT! #crafterminds” #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @whbsblog Me too! RT: I hate when I want to tackle a big project but the person has not listen any sources, materials, etc! #crafterminds

about 39 minutes ago (me three) RT @CraftaholicAnon: {me too} “@iLoveToCreate: I also use parentheses A LOT! #crafterminds” #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Another sneaky trick: Sit in a comfy chair when you write. Your writing will be funnier and more positive (It works!) #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago guilty there too “@countrychiccott: So I use....the dots....a...lot...is

Guilty, plus run-on sentences. RT @crafterminds: @iLoveToCreate I do all the same things you said - (), !, ... #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Remember not everyone knows what PWNED or IMHO or FWIW mean so skip em (or link to UrbanDictionary .com) #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @HoneybearLane We're talking about Improving Your Writing #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago I like it when y'all use "y'all". I say "you guys" though. Not as charming. So I don't use it. Run on sentences. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago {me too} “@iLoveToCreate: I also use parentheses A LOT! #crafterminds” about 40 minutes ago sometimes there is no choice @Steph2Pigs if you cant see well enough to photograph you shouldnt be crafting in that poor light #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago ...I say so. ;) RT @countrychiccott: So I use....the dots....a...lot...is that okay?? #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Haters gon' hate. RT @taunitweets: Dont listen too much to your critics. Your writing will probably become less fun for you... #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @DIYJenn: @crafterminds I hate when I want to tackle a big project but the person has not listen any sources, materials, etc! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Dont listen too much to your critics. writing

will become less fun for you & less enjoyable for readers #crafterminds • about 40 minutes ago Elegant cure. @Littletipsyblog I have to use photos sometimes when I can't figure out how to explain tutorial steps in words. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Blogging voice > Perfect grammar #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Remember not everyone knows what PWNED or IMHO or FWIW mean so skip 'em (or link to UrbanDictionary .com) #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Hey #crafterminds! Sorry I'm late. about 40 minutes ago Hey I'm a little out of loop today---what is the discussion about today? #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago RT @petscribbles I'm more apt to "pin" a post or "stumble" it if it has materials neatly listed, steps outlined, great pix. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets It's okay to use informal grammar on your blog! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago So I use....the dots....a...lot...is that okay?? #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago It prob. wouldn't hurt to buy a grammer text book and go back to school and learn some proper sentence structure! Haha #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @countrychiccott: @crafterminds @madincrafts I cut the exclamation points out of EVERY SINGLE BLOG POST. C-R-A-Z-Y... #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago Don't listen too much to your critics. Your writing will probably become less fun for you & less enjoyable for readers #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Blogging voice > Perfect grammar #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @Steph2Pigs I know! You would have to bring a work light from the garage into your sewing room..lol! #crafterminds

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about 41 minutes ago @crafterminds Right! I amke shopping lists with guide lines AND the exact amt I used so people can adapt the project #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago I also use parentheses A LOT! #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @crafterminds @madincrafts I cut the exclamation points out of EVERY SINGLE BLOG POST. C-R-A-Z-Y... #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @countrychiccott I love the southern charm of a a few y'alls....

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Blogging voice > Perfect grammar #crafterminds @Steph2Pigs I sometimes think that if you can't see well enough to photograph you shouldn't be crafting in that poor light :( #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago Not going to lie, I have to use photos sometimes when I can't figure out how to explain tutorial steps in words. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago I'm more apt to "pin" a post or "stumble" it if it has materials neatly listed and steps coherently outlined, plus great pix. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago Ain't it the truth? :) RT @taunitweets True story.Sometimes I use bad grammar on purpose just because I like the way it looks. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago The lighting is so bad from the machine! RT @countrychiccott: @crafterminds sewing is hard to photograph too. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago guilty of adding "y" to words. RT @taunitweets: Sometimes I use bad grammar on purpose just because I like the way it looks. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @miscellaneaarts: This issue of materials is especially important if you see your blog attracting international readers. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago Love! RT @SouthernRhoda: @taunitweets Yes, I sometimes let my Southern come out in writing, even when it is not correct. :) #crafterminds

about 42 minutes ago Yes I use "y'all" alot on my blog. But it is part of the southern charm...which is free on my blog! :) #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago I like that excuse...RT @madincrafts: That might be part of your voice. RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Dont add pictures to your post if they dont add to your post (Heres a pic of my needle, heres my thread) #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @100diytips Thx. I write for work everyday :) #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago I reread probably 5x before posting! RT @crafterminds What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog writing? Please share! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Doing it intentionally for effect is a great strategy !RT @taunitweets: True story. Sometimes I use bad grammar on purpose... #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @taunitweets It's okay to use informal grammar on your blog! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @madincrafts I'm an exclamation violator!!!!!! I often have to remind myself that would be consdiered shouting!!! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @taunitweets Yes, I sometimes let my Southern come out in writing, even when it is not correct. :) #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @crafterminds I usually read mine 3 or 4 times and once out loud... I'm a typo que en tho... #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago RT @miscellaneaarts: This issue of materials is especially important if you see your blog attracting international readers. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: exclamation pts: Read over and pretend u have to shout every sentence with a ! u will cut most of them out. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @crafterminds sewing is hard to photograph too...you sewing bloggers have it rough... #crafterminds

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about 43 minutes ago Me too. RT @Littletipsyblog: Guilty! RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... a lot in sentences. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Yep...that...would...be...me...RT @taunitweets: Me too :) RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... a lot in sentences. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Don't add pictures to your post if they don't add to your post (Here's a pic of my needle, here's my thread, here's my fabric) #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago a lot, so also, :), and !'s RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... a lot in sentences. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Guilty! RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... a lot in sentences. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago Couldn't agree more! RT @crafterminds: Some kinds of tutes are harder to write than others.Sewing is so hard to write clearly! #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago True story. Sometimes I use bad grammar on purpose just because I like the way it looks. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @DIYJenn That's a great reason for readers to hit up the website! #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago I find tutorial blog posts exceedingly hard to write/do well. Has to be a very quick/relatively easy project. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago That might be part of your voice though. RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... a lot in sentences. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago me 2! ha ha RT @countrychiccott: I am NEVER that excited in real life. I turn into a high school cheerleader when blogging.. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @countrychiccott Me too!! <--see? #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago This issue of materials is especially important if you see your blog attracting international readers. #crafterminds

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about 44 minutes ago Me too :) RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... a lot in sentences. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago With exclamation points: Read it over and pretend you have to shout every sentence with a ! You will cut most of them out. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: My faux pas is that I use ... a lot in sentences. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Some kinds of tutes are harder to write than others. Sewing is so hard to write clearly! #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Me too! “@SouthernRhoda: @radmegan And then I find typos after they are live that I have to go back & fix. All the time! #crafterminds” about 45 minutes ago @crafterminds Yeah even if I write a mag story and dont have room for a shopping list, I still include it in the web version #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @crafterminds I am NEVER that excited in real life. I turn into a

• • changed, no matter how many times I read before. #crafterminds • about 45 minutes ago Re: materials/supplies. Expect your readers don't have access to everything you do & make suggestions about alt supplies. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago RT @miscellaneaarts: @petscribbles Id say you have 2 paragraphs to really make me interested, usually. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Me too! RT @SouthernRhoda: @radmegan And then I find typos after they are live that I have to go back & fix. All the time! #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @countrychiccott I feel like I overuse them too! :) #crafterminds

about 46 minutes ago I do that too. RT @SouthernRhoda: @radmegan And then I find typos after they are live that I have to go back & fix. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago I usually limit photos, too. I don't put EVERY step out photo, and only 2-3 (max) of the final product. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @petscribbles I'd say you have 2 paragraphs to really make me interested, usually. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @crafterminds on average I would say 1-2 times. But if it is detailed more than that. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @radmegan I'm definitely an offender... only 1 or 2+ times. I know I should read it out loud at least once before posting! #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago Half dozen times before, twice immediately after, and then a few times again over the years. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @crafterminds @radmegan Twice. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago At least 2-3. “@radmegan: On average, how many time do you all read/re-read your posts before making them live? #justcurious #crafterminds” about 46 minutes ago @crafterminds I re-read at least twice and then once in a preview. #justcurious #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Use the inverted triangle: Most important info first. if readers dont finish, they still got the good stuff. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @countrychiccott Yes, I have the same problem!! haha! #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @radmegan I usually read over mine 2-3 times before I publish. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Me too!!! RT @countrychiccott: I have a hard time not using an exclamation point! Alot! <---see #crafterminds

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about 47 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @DIYJenn Agree! I think a materials list is a MUST for tutorials #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @radmegan: On average, how many time do you all read/reread your posts before making them live? #justcurious #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Yes, I end up lots! RT @SeptemberAcres: Great idea! “@taunitweets: Write down ideas, all the time. Keep little notebook handy #crafterminds” about 47 minutes ago @countrychiccott I definitely overuse the ! #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Use the inverted triangle: Most important info first. if readers dont finish, they still got the good stuff. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Question: how many paragraphs do you - as a READER - read before you start to scan over the words and stop truly reading? #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @crafterminds Exactly. You have to write them to get started, but in rereading it's clear they're unnecessary. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago I love paper. RT @whbsblog: Pencil and paper help sometimes, kinda takes you back to writing papers for school. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago I have a hard time not using an exclamation point! Alot! <---see #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago On average, how many time do you all read/re-read your posts before making them live? #justcurious #crafterminds

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about 48 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @DIYJenn Agree! I think a materials list is a MUST for tutorials #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Great idea! “@taunitweets: Write down ideas, all the time. Keep a little notebook handy. #crafterminds” about 48 minutes ago @DIYJenn Agree! I think a materials list is a MUST for tutorials #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Use the inverted triangle: Most important info first. Then if readers don't finish, they still got the good stuff. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Always feel like I need it! Will try w/o RT @miscellaneaarts: Reread your writing without the intro graph. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago RT @DIYJenn: I dont always have time to read long entries so I love when blogs break out important info in shopping/cut lists #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Pencil and paper help sometimes, kinda takes you back to writing papers for school. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: I find writing in bullet form gets me more focused...like top 10 lists or 5 ways to do something. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Numbers for one big block of text, transitional phrases if its broken up by step-by-step photos. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @steph2pigs Midnight is abt when it happens for me! #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: I find writing in bullet form gets me more focused...like top 10 lists or 5 ways to do something. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @miscellaneaarts I cut some of my 1st paragraphs short bc they are just a warm up when I start writing, and become unnecessary #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago I dont always have time to read long entries so I love when blogs

break out important info in shopping/cut lists #crafterminds • about 49 minutes ago Need to be better at this!RT @taunitweets: Create a writing ritual. Find a time of day you can write without interruptions. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago RT @miscellaneaarts: 1 -- Reread your writing without the intro graph. Is it really necessary? #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago That would be at midnight. RT @taunitweets: Find a certain time of day when you can write without interruptions. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago I find writing in bullet form gets me more focused...like top 10 lists or 5 ways to do something. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog Numbers for one big block of text, transitional phrases if it's broken up by step-by-step photos. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago RT @miscellaneaarts: 1 -- Reread your writing without the intro

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about 50 minutes ago @petscribbles I am such a paper person. I need to lighten my load and use my phone. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog I number instructions/steps in tutorials bc I think it's easier to follow along. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @SewWoodsy So smart! #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago Create a writing ritual. Find a certain time of day when you can write without interruptions, and make it a routine. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Keep in mind readers might not be familiar with your body of work, so its ok to repeat basic info in a post #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago 1 -- Reread your writing without the intro 'graph. Is it really

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necessary? #crafterminds • about 51 minutes ago I use the notepad on my iPhone too RT @taunitweets: Write down ideas, all the time. Keep a little notebook handy. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago I'd rather see comic sans than papyrus..I know some bloggers ADDICTED to using it & it's so hard to read! #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago By "repeat" basic info, i mean, briefly explaining why you use this brand of glue, etc. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago 2 simple hints from my j-school: 1/3 #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Curious, for tutorials do you use: 1,2,3 or then, next,etc? #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago I always trust the instructions/accuracy more if the writer took the time to reread & get rid of typos #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Hey Lady! Working on expanding my #crafterminds RT @southernrhoda: Hi, Ladies! #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT @graphicsfairy: Good one! RT @taunitweets: Write down ideas, all the time. Keep a little notebook handy. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago @taunitweets I keep a running list of project ideas & ways I can make those lengthy post into 2-part post! #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT @modpodgerocks: I love bulleted lists! RT @SouthernRhoda: I use bullets and Bold/Underlining to bring out words & phrases. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Keep in mind your readers might not be familiar with your body of work, so it's ok to repeat basic info in a post #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Watch out with underlining - readers are trained to think those are links. Use sparingly. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Watch out with underlining - readers are

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trained to think those are links. Use sparingly. #crafterminds • about 51 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Write down ideas, all the time. Keep a little notebook handy. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago I love bulleted lists! RT @SouthernRhoda: I use bullets and Bold/Underlining to bring out words & phrases. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago @modpodgerocks @taunitweets "Sand" font is just as alarming for me! #crafterminds #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago @modpodgerocks words can not express my distaste. I had a boss who only wanted comic sans used - in business! #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Readability: Separate post into multiple paragraphs, NOT a big block of text. Use complete sentences. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @SouthernRhoda: I use bullets and Bold/Underlining to bring out words & phrases. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago @Littletipsyblog re: the word fun - LOL #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @Littletipsyblog: There is something about comic sands that I cannot stand! RT @taunitweets: Say no to comic sans! #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Good one! RT @taunitweets: Write down ideas, all the time. Keep a little notebook handy. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Watch out with underlining - readers are trained to think those are links. Use sparingly. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Yes! RT @100diytips: Rule of thumb (sometimes broken, of course): unless you can be funny about it, dont complain. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @SouthernRhoda: I use bullets and Bold/Underlining to bring out words & phrases. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @100diytips: More on readability: separating

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sections/questions with some bold-facing works. #crafterminds • about 53 minutes ago Write down ideas, all the time. Keep a little notebook handy. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @taunitweets I always threatened the graphic designers at work that I would use comic sans as a joke b/c they hate it :D #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @taunitweets so true... I remind myself this because I always study great photos. Great writing & photos both important! #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago There is something about comic sands that I cannot stand! RT @taunitweets: Say no to comic sans! #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago If you have several things to say in a post, perhaps you can break it out& make 3 separate posts! More content for you! #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago I have a hard time reading white or light text on a black background. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago RT @100diytips: Rule of thumb (sometimes broken, of course): unless you can be funny about it, dont complain. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @taunitweets Hey, Tauni, I need to catch up on here. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @taunitweets And papyrus! #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago RT @petscribbles: I dont like colors with text - just basic black works best. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @radmegan Hey there!! :D #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Read great writers. If you don’t read great writing, you won’t be inspired/see improvements in your own. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago I use bullets and Bold/Underlining to bring out words & phrases. #crafterminds

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about 53 minutes ago @SouthernRhoda Hi Rhoda! #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @Steph2Pigs thanks steph! Glad I showed up today.... #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago RT @modpodgerocks: Also remember that really cursive fonts are hard to read - use a clear, legible font when writing. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago I had so much fun making this fun project. ;) RT @petscribbles: amazing how you can use the same word and not realize it. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago @countrychiccott We're talking about Improving Your Writing Skills #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago So true! RT @taunitweets: Read great writers. If you don’t read great writing, you won’t be inspired/see improvements.... #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Say no to comic sans! RT @modpodgerocks:really cursive fonts are hard to read - use a clear, legible font when writing. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago I don't like colors with text - just basic black works best. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Hi glad you could join us! RT @SouthernRhoda: Hi, Ladies! #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Don't make me work too hard either - too many links or bumps or teases chases my mouse right to the X! #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Yes! RT @taunitweets: Read great writers. If you don’t read great writing, you won’t be inspired/see improvements in your own. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Read great writers. If you don’t read great

about 54 minutes ago Yes! RT @modpodgerocks: Also remember that really cursive fonts are hard to read - use a clear, legible font when writing. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Hi ladies! Just now joining in! xoxo #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Hi Angie! Improving writing skills RT @countrychiccott: Hello crafterminds!! What is the chat today?? :) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Hi ladies! Just now joining in! xoxo #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Hi Angie! Improving writing skills RT @countrychiccott: Hello crafterminds!! What is the chat today?? :) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Read great writers. If you don’t read great writing, you won’t be inspired/see improvements in your own. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago More on readability: separating sections/questions with some

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about 55 minutes ago I always try to stick to one topic per blog post. I hate having to scroll down and down on posts to find a project. #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Hello crafterminds!! What is the chat today?? :) #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago RT @modpodgerocks: Also remember that really cursive fonts are

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about 57 minutes ago @petscribbles I tend to use the same words...need to use the thesaurus more. #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago RT @whbsblog: I want to write as if Im talking to a friend yet want to be informative and not ramble. A tough balance! #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago I edit everthing in Microsoft Word, even comments I leave on others sites! #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago @crafterminds Titles are really important too, I often read something because it has an interesting title that drew me in #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago RT @DIYJenn 1st thing I attack in a lead is the "why". Why would a reader want to build the project. Why is it special/diff #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago Nice! RT @madincrafts I like to say I write for my best friend, who hasnt had her morning coffee yet. #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago Don't bait and switch. Stick to what your title says the topic is about. Don't pack random topic together in a catch all post. #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago I look for repeated words - amazing how many times you can use

• main post text. #crafterminds • about 57 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Involve your readers. When you can, present experiences to which others can relate. Ask questions. #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: To strengthen...your post, think about what it would need to say WITHOUT photos. Describe your images. #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Get to the point quickly. Altho u want to hook the reader, dont wait too long to say what the piece is about. #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Uh oh I do this! I thought it made my photo layout nicer. RT

@TheSickChick @allputtogether: crazy when text is center-aligned. #crafterminds • about 58 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: I like to say I write for my best friend, who hasnt had her morning coffee yet. #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Involve your readers. When you can, present experiences to which others can relate. Ask questions. #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago 1) Tell them what you are going to tell them. 2) Tell them. 3) Tell them what you told them. #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago 1st thing I attack in a lead is the "why". Why would a reader want to build the project. Why is it special/diff #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @100diytips: 1. Be yourself 2. Keep it brief 3. Include visuals 4. All that = readability #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Involve your readers. When you can, present experiences to which others can relate. Ask questions. #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Hi - newbie here - Laura. :) re: @graphicsfairy - I love that you put certain key words in bold in your posts, makes it easy! #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Agree. RT @allputtogether It makes me crazy when all text is center-aligned. I have a hard time reading it. #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago When I re-read, I usually end up deleting repetitive information (I look for it when I re-read). #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Amen to that. RT @taunitweets: Get to the point quickly.hook the reader, but dont wait too long to say what the piece is about #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago Involve your readers. When you can, present experiences to which others can relate. Ask questions. #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago RT @WHWNKrista: I have to agree with proof-reading.Everyone makes mistakes,but youll make less if you go back and double check #crafterminds

about 59 minutes ago Great advice! RT: @crafterminds To strengthen the text of your post, think about what it would need to say WITHOUT photos. #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago Agree 100% RT @allputtogether It makes me crazy when all text is center-aligned. I have a hard time reading it. #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago RT @crafterminds:To strengthen the text of your post,think about what it would need to say WITHOUT photos.Describe your images #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: To strengthen text of your post, think about what it would need to say WITHOUT photos. Describe your images. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: To strengthen the text of your post, think about

• I have a hard time reading it. #crafterminds • • about 1 hour ago @100diytips I noticed the same thing! :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago It makes me crazy when all text is center-aligned. I have a hard time reading it. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Get to the point quickly. Although you want to hook the reader, don't wait too long to say what the piece is about. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @DIYJenn welcome! Mr. W & I are big fans of @ThisOldHouse #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Start in an interesting way. make sure it catches the readers attention. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I like to say I write for my best friend, who hasn't had her morning coffee yet. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago To strengthen the text of your post, think about what it would need to say WITHOUT photos. Describe your images. #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @DIYJenn Hey there :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have to agree with proof-reading. Everyone makes mistakes, but you'll make less if you go back and double check. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks you and I are passing along same writing tweets -- I like the way you think :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Start in an interesting way. Even if intro is only 1-2 sentences, make sure it catches the readers attention. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Save a lot :) RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog writing? Please share! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I want to write as if I'm talking to a friend, yet want to be informative and not ramble. It's a tough balance sometimes! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hey everyone, it's Alexa from @ilovetocreate! #crafterminds What's the topic? about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: Joining a tweet chat for the next hour, you can unfollow me temporarily here: http://t.co/rD9EURVr #crafterminds about 1 hour ago YAY! It's #crafterminds chat time! @DIYJenn checking in. I'm a crafter/writer for @ThisOldHouse mag/web about 1 hour ago @madincrafts you really are crazed about re-reading a blog post! lol. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Start in an interesting way. make sure [intro] catches the readers attention. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Amen. @crafterminds Readability: Separate post into multiple paragraphs, NOT a big block of text. Use complete sentences. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Oops I mean "there" not "their". Haha! #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago RT @graphicsfairy: my readers are just their for images, so I put key words in bold so they can scan important info quickly. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: RT @crafterminds: Readability: Separate post into multiple paragraphs, NOT a big block of text. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Also reading it backwards. RT @SewWoodsy: Agree! RT @allputtogether: Reading what youve written out loud helps catch typos. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Readability: Use subheads to help the "scannability" of your post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Me too & still make mistakes RT @TheSickChick: @madincrafts I probably read 2-3 times before posting and 2-3 times after! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: About to join a tweet chat for the next hour, you can unfollow me temporarily here: http://t.co/GBoR1PW8 #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yay! RT @taunitweets Keep your reader in mind. As you write, picture a person who represents the audience your piece targets. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @mvemother: Stay on topic. RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Start in an interesting way. Even if your intro is only 1 or 2 sentences, make sure it catches the reader's attention. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Readability: Separate post into multiple paragraphs, NOT a big block of text. Use complete sentences. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @gloriafox: I try to write like Im explaining it to someone standing right in front of me. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: For me, readability means using the 1st paragraph to introduce the posts topic. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Most of my readers are just their for the images, so I put key words in

bold so they can scan important info quickly. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago That's a great idea! RT @gloriafox: I try to write like Im explaining it to someone standing right in front of me. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Agree! RT @allputtogether: Reading what youve written out loud helps catch sneaky typos. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @sewingdirectory: Break your post down, use bullet points, images, several paragraphs not just big blocks of text #crafterminds about 1 hour ago And then some! :D RT @TheSickChick: @madincrafts I probably read 2-3 times before posting and 2-3 times after! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @whbsblog: RT @100diytips: 1. Be yourself 2. Keep it brief 3. Include visuals 4. All that = readability #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Readability: Separate post into multiple paragraphs, NOT a big block of text. Use complete sentences. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madincrafts No I think we're all probably with ya on that, haha! I feel like I'm constantly re-reading. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Keep your reader in mind. As you write, picture a person who represents the audience your piece targets. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @100diytips: 1. Be yourself 2. Keep it brief 3. Include visuals 4. All that = readability #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Stay on topic. RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I try to write like I'm explaining it to someone standing right in front of me. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Keep your reader in mind. As you write, picture a person who represents the audience your piece targets. #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago For me, readability means using the 1st paragraph to introduce the post's topic. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @sewingdirectory: Break your post down, use bullet points, images, several paragraphs not just big blocks of text #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @100diytips: 1. Be yourself 2. Keep it brief 3. Include visuals 4.

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about 1 hour ago Keep your reader in mind. As you write, picture a person who represents the audience your piece targets. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Reading what you've written out loud helps catch sneaky typos. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago You guys would think I was an obsessive weirdo if you knew how many times I re-read a post before publishing. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds okay, now I really do have to go, we're late! ;) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago 1. Be yourself 2. Keep it brief 3. Include visuals 4. All that = readability #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I'll say this-good writing DOES matter when you blog! Pics are great, but words count. http://t.co/TLOujkhO #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Love it! RT @SewCatSew: Read twice, post once. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Tell a story RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog writing? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @honeyandchz: Dont try to mimic someone elses writing style - be YOU! #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Break your post down, use bullet points, images, several paragraphs not just big blocks of text #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts Write in your own "voice" #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Agree! I always remind myself that! RT @modpodgerocks: My #1 rule is to re-read before you publish! (Telling myself this :D) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @SewCatSew: Read twice, post once. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @PBCrochetCol: to begin or mention my art form in my first few sentences. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good one. RT @taunitweets: Tell a story RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog writing? Please share! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: My #1 rule is to re-read before you publish! (Telling myself this :D) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Tell a story RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog writing? Please share! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: My numerous rules about writing a blog entry can be summed up in one word: READABILITY. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Don't try to mimic someone else's writing style - be YOU! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I read it over a bunch to make sure it makes sense and for errors

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RT @honeyandchz: Yes! RT @whbsblog: @crafterminds read your post before posting, after posting, and maybe one more time. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago My #1 rule is to re-read before you publish! (Telling myself this :D) #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago Read twice, post once. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Be authentic! RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog writing? Please share! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yes! RT @whbsblog: @crafterminds read your post before posting, after posting, and maybe one more time. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @gloriafox to begin or mention my art form in my first few sentences. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi Everyone! Andi from AllPutTogether here #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @whbsblog: read your post before posting, after posting, and maybe one more time. I hate making typos or errors! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago My numerous rules about writing a blog entry can be summed up in one word: READABILITY. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yes! RT @madincrafts: Write in your own "voice." #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @SerenityNowGirl will miss you!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Write in your own "voice." #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @SerenityNowGirl We'll miss you! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Write from your heart RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog writing? Please share! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @SerenityNowGirl Have fun! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds read your post before posting, after posting, and maybe one more time. I hate making typos or errors! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: What is your NUMBER ONE rule about good blog

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about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Todays topic is Improving Your Writing Skills. For easy chatting, join us at http://t.co/wXkLucBO #crafterminds about 1 hour ago So, let's dive in! Let's talk about writing skills, baybee~! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi everybody! I'm Monica from Creationz http://t.co/nfbRUQKS #crafterminds about 1 hour ago hi everyone! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi there, crafties! Ann Marie from http://t.co/1uWpLwVk Hope the weather by you is better than it is here... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Rebekah here from Honey and Cheese http://t.co/EOtMjZQH. #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @AnswerIsChoco We'll miss you! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi everybody. I'll be in and out of today's #crafterminds chat. about 1 hour ago Hello lovelies. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Todays topic is Improving Your Writing Skills. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi, #crafterminds! I'm owner/artist of BeanUpTheNoseArt http://t.co/ZQSOBoEe. This handle's where I promote my e-book http://t.co/MwanTRqg about 1 hour ago Hello! This is Andi & Jessica at http://t.co/6CdLgUKz :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yippee! I made it! I'm Katie from Sew Woodsy! http://t.co/wZcZiKeG #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @mvemother Welcome, Erin! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Michelle from A Little Tipsy here! http://t.co/jrcK8RJm #crafterminds

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