Author Archives: Bart Leahy

About Bart Leahy

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

Evolution of a Poster

This week I’ll be delivering a “poster session” presentation at the Interstellar Research Group (IRG) meeting in Tucson, Arizona. As the name implies, I’ll be presenting with a poster on hand as a visual aid. Compressing a multi-page paper into … Continue reading

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Budgeting for Tougher Times

My recent move has left me a little shorter on cash than I would like. I was trying to figure out why I was coming up short and how to address the issue when it occurred to me that my … Continue reading

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Too Much, Too Late

I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve written about customer service issues in the last month, but the various sagas are not over. This week Office Depot appeared again after I’d pretty much written them off. They keep … Continue reading

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Customer Service Issues, Continued

I seem to have become a magnet for customer service headaches. That, or some companies are just likely to create them due to their operational circumstances, culture, or systems. At any rate, I will once again be touching on customer … Continue reading

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Reader Response: Can Foreign Nationals Write for NASA?

This past week I received a message from someone who found me via LinkedIn. Deepthy from India is one of those folks I especially appreciate because she wants to be a writer for NASA. Unfortunately, it’s a lot more challenging … Continue reading

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