Author Archives: Bart Leahy

About Bart Leahy

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

What Situations Should You Handle in Person?

It’s been a while since I covered situations that should be handled in person vs. some form of remote technology, but the topic remains relevant as our technological toys continue to multiply and take over more of our lives. I’m … Continue reading

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On Sabbatical…of Sorts

Greetings, all! Starting tomorrow, I will be taking a long vacation overseas. Looking on this as a late birthday present to myself. The posts from now until December 2 will be prewritten rather than based on real-time events. Looking forward … Continue reading

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Travel Logistics for Fun and Profit

I’ve been preparing for a long vacation that will start Friday. Because I enjoy a challenge, the trip will include two countries (Australia and New Zealand) and just about every type of climate this planet offers, from deserts to rain … Continue reading

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Big Proposal Production vs. Small Proposals

This past week or two, I’ve been supporting two different proposal efforts: one is large, with multiple partners and lots of pages; the other is for a small business pursuing a single task order under an already-existing Broad Area Announcement … Continue reading

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Levels of Editing and When You Need Them

Technical writers and editors have their own nuances to their work, which are not always understood or appreciated by others. One type of nuance is the “level of edit” you’re applying to a document. Generally there are three levels of … Continue reading

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