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Tips for Keeping a 2016 Journal

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As the current year shrinks smaller and smaller, we start looking to the months ahead of us, and how we can use 2016 as a springboard for improvement. That might be a personal goal, with our job(s), relationships, or ourselves as a whole. And while some certainly look to broad goals in order to create their resolution, others prefer to focus on something in particular. Like running a marathon, reading X number of books (which is my goal, BTW), and so on.

One of our favorites, however, comes in the form of keeping track of live events … in a medium other than social media. By writing a journal instead. It’s a hobby we readily encourage, and are asked about on a regular basis. And with the start of the year coming our way, what better time to commit to writing?

Reasons to Start a Journal

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What Does TSR Do? Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions

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question party with confettiWe get it, the mention of robots in The Social Robot can be confusing. And maybe we aren’t that great about marketing our favorite niches sometimes. Two scenarios that, combined, might make it hard to understand what TSR does, or why we’re doing it. To remedy the above, however, we’re making an entire blog dedicated to FAQs – one that explains what we do, where we do it, and why they might need our services. Along with any other questions that might arise along the way.

If you have a question that isn’t answered on the list, feel free to get in touch. You might even see your queue in round two!

What Does TSR Do?

We offer writing and editing services...

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Social Media and Sensationalizing: When Can We Cut the Drama?

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click bait cartoonAlmost every time I log into Facebook, there’s an article about something big and bad that’s taken place. Maybe it’s about something big and good, like someone being cured of cancer. Either way, it’s a topic that’s dramatic and borderline unbelievable – written to gain clicks, not necessarily to inform the reader. Of course there are the rare mediums that have actually done their research and provided fact-checked information. But for the most part, there are titles full of lofty claims with zero-to-little information baking them up. Opinions are blatantly thrown into the writing. And there’s nothing more to the story than the original title – which may or may not have proven itself to be true.

These types of articles are called click bait, and they’ve all but taken over Facebook...

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The Social Robot Will Edit Your 2015 Holiday Card Text, Fo Free

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more-sleigh-bell-cool-mom-picks-funny-holiday-cards_zps379e9a49Are you sending out a holiday card this year? Are you worried about what text will be placed on said card? Do you struggle with apostrophe placement? Or put random quotation marks where they just don’t belong?

Great news, we’re here to help!

This year, to help eliminate all those pesky punctuation mistakes, The Social Robot will edit your holiday cards … for free. No matter what religion or holiday you choose to celebrate, we’ll help you write out the perfect card. The only requirement is that it be in English. (We’re also going to assume you spelled your family members’ names as their birth certificate intended.)

All you have to do is email us the text, and we’ll make sure everything is squared away...

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Do You NaNoWriMo?

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national novel writing month badge logoThis November marks the 16th annual novel writing month. Where, in 30 days, thousands of participants will pen an entire book, from start to finish. A marathon event that’s known as National Novel Writing Month. And it’s taking the Internet by storm.

Sure it’s quirky and it’s fun – that is, if you think writing 50,000 comprehensive words sounds fun – but it’s also grown into far more than that. The event is an online community, a support system for writers and laymen alike. And an outlet where someone can involved in something new (for free) in an incredibly intense, short-lived fashion. It’s a thriving writer’s workshop.

What is NaNoWriMo?

A non-profit organization, NaNoWriMo is an online resource where writers can announce and share their novel. From start to finish...

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