Author Archives: Bart Leahy

About Bart Leahy

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

Making Time to Do Work Right

One skill I still need to work on is estimating how long it will take me to do my work. Sometimes unfamiliar work takes longer than I expect; sometimes I’m speedy past even my wildest expectations. Case in point: the … Continue reading

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Accounting for Current Events in Your Work

I realize there’s a war on. For those facing war’s desolation, may you find safety or, if needed, the strength to fight. This post is not address to you, alas (my advice would be nearly useless to you). I will … Continue reading

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Our Personal Libraries and How We Use Them

Last week I watched The Booksellers, a documentary about the rare book trade in New York City. It alternates bits of history with interviews of book sellers and collectors (the two occasionally overlap). It got me to thinking about my … Continue reading

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Repurposing Content, Revisited

The project that started as a paper last year is now making the slow transition into book format. Today I’ll chat a bit about that process. As I’m discovering, it’s not as straightforward as I’d hoped.

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Last In, First Out, Supply & Demand, and Other Business Realities

I’ve got a couple of short-subject topics today, neither of which I have a whole lot to say about, but the two together might help you understand some of the reasoning behind why the job market is what it is.

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