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    1. You’re writing is really sketching a scene, I can really imagine how the surroundings of your story look, hear and smell. It’s great! I would love to read some more of you

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  1. Pool party! I’ve been a blogger since the beginning of summer, so I’m still learning as I’m sure many of us are. The posts I have written so far can be categorized as lifestyle and positivity—at least that’s what I’m aiming for. Feel free to take a look at my blog, send feedback, and even a follow if you’re feeling extra engaged! Thanks, can’t wait to be introduced to all the other unique sites out there. 🙂

    https://makingdoblogging.wordpress.com/blog

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  2. I need your help! I am writing a novel which will be something that is very important to me. I have included what I would like it to be about. I’m not looking for people who are wanting to copy my idea and make their own, but for people to read this post and tell me what I can add to make it an amazing story that would interest you. I need help brainstorming ideas, but would also like your opinion on my story as a whole. Thanks in advance!
    https://littlemissmishap.wordpress.com/2016/07/31/comments-highly-encouraged/

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  3. Hi there. I have recently started writing and am not 100% sure yet of what direction I should take my blog. I would appreciate some tips/comments from the more seasoned guys, thanks.

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  4. Hi Everyone! I started blogging at the beginning of this year and so far I’m averaging at about 50-100 views per post, this is mainly down to posting on my Facebook and Twitter accounts. Pretty much all traffic comes from my own social media, just wondering whether the topics and content reach a wider audience. It’d be great if you could comment your thoughts! Thanks in advance x

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