Elven Prince

A short story I told at Open Mic this fall. It’s based on a story I read years ago, that I can’t find anymore, so I don’t know how much is plagiarized vs my own work. Elven Prince — In Gregg Simplified Shorthand The goal is readable for Simplified, but some DJS and Anni might have…

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Green Eggs and Ham

Someone issued a Dr Seuss challenge… Green Eggs and Ham — In Gregg Simplified Shorthand My goal is readable by Simplified. There’s probably some DJS and maybe a bit of Anni (only where it the Simplified version really annoys me). Comments welcome. If you can read it, then I’ll be able to read it years from…

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Joining up, with a sample

Hi everyone, I ran across this site and I’m happy to be able to join up. Both my parents at some time in their lives were stenographers so I grew up with Gregg shorthand books around. I’ve tinkered with it off and on for years. I’m no expert but I recall one of my college…

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1001 Nights: Never-Ending Community Improv

Trying out a new concept for collaborative blogging: here are a few pages of the “Thousand Nights and One Night” (cleaned-up, PG-13), headed by a quatrain from Omar Khayyam, in “Intermediate DJS,” meaning “with mistakes.” The next step is for YOU to add the next bit of story, and then for someone to pick up…

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“Why Do I Still Write Shorthand?”

Hello, As fellow shorthand lovers I thought you may be interested in an article I wrote for “Over 60”  – an on-line magazine for Australian and New Zealand circulation. I wanted the wider community to know why I love writing shorthand and that I am not alone! I’m sure you will associate with my feelings!…

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The Discontented Pendulum

This timeless (no pun intended) classic was written by the English poet and novelist Jane Taylor (famous for the words to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star). I transcribed it here in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: the-discontented-pendulum.pdf

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