Author Archives: Bart Leahy

About Bart Leahy

Freelance Technical Writer, Science Cheerleader Event & Membership Director, and an all-around nice guy. Here to help.

Handling Errors in Social Media

A few years ago, I wrote a post about handling errors on social media. Recently Matt, a regular reader of Heroic Technical Writing (thank you!), found an example of this sort of situation in the wilds of the working world and wanted … Continue reading

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Bonus Post – COVID-19 Arts & Recreation Survey

Updated 22 June 2021 due to form issues. See updated link and explanation below. As many of you may know, I am currently taking a class with Kepler Space Institute regarding arts and recreation in a space setting. People living … Continue reading

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Home Buying and Technical Documentation

So after much internal debate and neighborhood shopping, I decided to break down and purchase a condominium. As I go through the various phases of home buying, I’m finding and creating all sorts of forms and processes to keep me … Continue reading

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The Little Things

Several years ago I had a discussion with a Millennial intern who resented the notion of “paying your dues,” i.e., being required to do unenjoyable, tedious, boring, or unchallenging work before being allowed to do more exciting work, get a … Continue reading

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Translating Wisdom into a Career Path

As I’ve gotten older and have done more unusual things with my career, I’ve found more people asking me for advice. Not just students but peers, which is gratifying because the target audience for Heroic Technical Writing is quite a … Continue reading

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