Where is thy Sting-1916 Pre-anniversary Shorthand

Where is They Sting (1920) was serialized in the Gregg Writer magazine in 1916 Pre-anniversary shorthand in August and September 1922. There is an Anniversary version serialized in the Gregg Writer magazine from March to May 1936. (I believe that this version was posted elsewhere on this blog.) This story was published in All-Story magazine…

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Tale from a Log Mill – 1916 Pre-anniversary Shorthand

A Tale from a Log Mill was serialized in the Gregg Writer in 1916 Pre-anniversary shorthand in February and March 1921. Authorship was credited to Ethel R. Brown; Berkeley High School; Berkeley, California. The Tale of a Log Mill was written in Anniversary shorthand for Gregg Speed Studies (1929). Authorship was credited to Ethel M….

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The Sign Language – Pre-Anniversary Shorthand

The Sign Language was serialized in 1916 Pre-Anniversary shorthand in the Gregg Writer from September through December 1924. The story appeared in Harper’s magazine in 1917. The author, Charles Caldwell Dobie, worked in the insurance industry until he could devote his career to full-time writing. Here is his biography: https://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w6vd723j Link to the story: SignLanguage

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A Man’s Chance – Pre-Anniversary Shorthand

A Man’s Chance was serialized in 1916 Pre-Anniversary shorthand in the Gregg Writer from November 1919 through January 1920. At the very end of the story, the author is credited as “William E. Park in System.” I could not find anything on the Internet about the author or System magazine. Here is the link: MansChance

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Left Behind in pre-Anniversary shorthand

Left Behind (1905) by Arthur Ruhl was serialized in 1916 pre-Anniversary shorthand in the Gregg Writer from September through December 1921. The story appeared in Scribner’s Magazine in September 1905. Arthur Ruhl was an athlete turned journalist.  He wrote books and published magazine stories. Left Behind seems to be a story about a track meet….

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The Holly Tree by Dickens in Anniversary Shorthand

The Holly Tree (1855) by Charles Dickens appeared in a collection book called Christmas Stories (1854?). It was serialized in Anniversary shorthand in the Gregg Writer in December 1944 and January 1945. It is difficult to determine whether the story first appeared in the Christmas Stories collection or in a separate book or magazine. There…

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Two Preanniversary Stories by Helen Moriarty

At the bottom of this post you’ll find links to two separate pre-anniversary stories by Helen Moriarty that were serialized in the Gregg Writer.  The shorthand conforms to the 1916 Gregg Shorthand manual. All on Account of Miss Mooney was serialized in the Gregg Writer from August through December 1920.  The story originally appeared in…

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