Community Pool

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Have you just published a new post and are dying for some feedback? Are you redesigning your blog and could use some layout or design advice from your more seasoned peers?

To help us make the Community Pool a productive space for discussion, here are some tips and guidelines you might find useful:

  • To comment, please first follow Pencliff to participate in upcoming posts and events. This isn’t required, but we love the community it brings to the blog!
  • While you’re not required to, we encourage everyone who requests feedback to also reply to at least one or two other bloggers who need some help. Spread the love!
  • The Community Pool comments section can get quite big — and starting duplicate threads doesn’t help. Thanks for not posting the same question more than once, as well as for not starting numerous threads in a single Pool.
  • If you’re looking for quality feedback, be as specific as you can. Questions about a particular post tend to draw more comments than ones about entire blogs. Questions about specific design elements are more likely to be answered than ones asking for general layout advice.
  • We discourage leaving links without a more substantive message or question. These are often overlooked by other bloggers, and we frequently remove them to make the comment reading experience smoother. Also note that including multiple links in your comment might automatically put it in the moderation queue, which will delay its publication.
  • Please keep all comments civil and constructive. The idea is to have fun — it’s a pool, after all!
  • To keep from losing your place in the comment thread while you visit others’ blogs, right-click on a link to open it in a new tab or window.
  • No running on the deck!

If you have any ideas or suggestions for posts or word prompts, or any questions, tag me in a comment with @Queenie and I’ll check them out. Thanks!




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  2. I was wondering if there is there a reason that regular community pools aren’t a thing anymore? It seems like such a great idea but I can’t seem to find any active community pools

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