FM, Toulouse, and creative writing: Score More FM reveals all

Du Malone writes: On our Other blogs page I provide links to those blogs I particularly enjoy reading. One of the categories I use there is 'blogs that exhibit fine writing'. Listed there you'll find Score More FM, whose Toulouse story I've been particularly enjoying. I'm delighted, therefore, to publish an interview with the author. … Continue reading FM, Toulouse, and creative writing: Score More FM reveals all

Let the people speak: a fresh approach to blogging about FM

Du Malone writes: In my recent post about blog writing, I drew attention to the central question for bloggers of whether to write in role. In that post I made the assumption that writing in role entailed writing as if you were a football manager. But researching this topic has reminded me that bloggers do … Continue reading Let the people speak: a fresh approach to blogging about FM

Writing a save-based blog: the basic decision

Du Malone writes: The advent of FM20 has seen the FM blogosphere flourish. And there seems now to be a second wave of this flourishing as yet more people begin blogging. Perhaps the coronavirus lock-down is encouraging this kind of creativity. Some months ago I wrote a post aiming to provide some guidance for novice … Continue reading Writing a save-based blog: the basic decision

FM podcasts and how to develop them

Du Malone writes: I like podcasts as a medium. In my professional work, in the field of research and communication, I listen to podcasts a good deal, as a way of learning about such topics as communication and business. So when I discovered that there were some FM podcasts available, I looked forward to listening … Continue reading FM podcasts and how to develop them

The language of online FM content: a practical tip

Du Malone writes: In a chapter in what is far and away the best business book** I've read, Hugh Williams considers the question of bad language. The chapter is less preachy than the following extract might make it sound.┬áIt begins: 'Of all the things one may have to give up in life, swearing has to … Continue reading The language of online FM content: a practical tip

Playing FM and creating content: our interview with An Old Lady Plays

Du Malone writes: I first came across Cait, aka @OldLadyPlays, via Twitter. I made use of her generous offer to advise on the pronunciation of foreign mames. I then discovered her YouTube series of advanced tips, each instalment of which typically lasts a few minutes. I do appreciate brevity when it comes to video! The … Continue reading Playing FM and creating content: our interview with An Old Lady Plays

Thinking of blogging on FM? Two options

Du Malone writes: The FM blogosphere seems to be flourishing as never before. Online discussion suggests that: there are more blogs than ever before the attrition rate has perhaps reduced (that is, once bloggers have got started, fewer bloggers are falling away) quality has improved too. Some commentators -- I think @Lutterworth_Fox one -- have … Continue reading Thinking of blogging on FM? Two options