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Proof-Reading – Our Top 5 Tips

They say you are your own worst critic. And in some ways, that can be the case. However, sometimes editing your own work can be hard and you miss out on little details that can make or break your piece of writing. Here are some of our top tips for proof-reading: Print it People read differently on screen and on paper, so print out a copy of your writing. If you read aloud, your ear might catch errors that your eye may have missed. Homonyms Homonyms are words that share […]

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Dad I never Knew That – Ronnie Kelly

Several years ago, Ronnie was repeating an Icebreaker presentation at his local Toastmasters meeting and among the attendance this time was his daughter, Annette. In the course of his speech – a broad review of who he was, where he had come from and how I got there, he referred to a particular event of which Annette had no previous knowledge. It dawned on Ronnie that his daughters did not know much about his life. After a few conversations, he decided to start writing down his life, and that is […]

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