Nonfiction Editing

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As I said at the end of last month, to stop myself losing momentum on my ‘goals’ for the year I am writing a little review of my progress at the end of each month. This report is supposed to show that I’m on track and (hopefully) stop me from getting fed up and grumpy that things never seem to happen as fast as I would like.

But while this might be beneficial to me, it’s annoying as hell to read.

So, I’ve had a rethink and have decided to post a thoughtful little something-or-other based on something that has happened during the month.

This month’s topic …. Nonfiction and editing.

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Dyslexia, a personal experience

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As some, if not most, of you will already be aware I am dyslexic.

Today’s blog is going to be about Dyslexia.

Bing Dictionary defines Dyslexia as

Impaired ability to understand written language: a learning disorder marked by a severe difficulty in recognising and understanding written language, leading to spelling and writing problems. It is not caused by low intelligence or brain damage.

As you can probably guess my favourite bit is the last sentence.

But this blog is not going to be about the doctor’s definition or coping habits (although I do have several). Instead, this is going to be about the frustration caused by Dyslexia and the people out there in the world who either don’t understand, or worse refuse to understand.

As I can only really speak about my own experiences I have decided, I will share them.

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