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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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What Can You Find on This Blog?

I keep getting new readers, so today I’ll provide a refresher about this blog. Heroic Technical Writing is a site dedicated to sharing insights that enable aspiring or practicing technical communicators succeed in their careers. This includes the personal and … Continue reading

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Independence Day

It’s Independence Day in the USA. Because the bulk of my readers are here (and thus probably not reading), I’m taking the day off. I’ll be back next Monday and Thursday with some thoughts on professionalism in the workplace. Have … Continue reading

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Insights from “Writing Without Bulls#!+”

I’m recommending a book that could have offended me if I let it. A few weeks ago, I received a tweet from a consultant suggesting that he could help with my recently rejected book proposal. While I appreciated the offer, … Continue reading

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Writing With Purpose

As part of my ongoing effort to respond to requests, today’s topic comes via my friend Kimberly, who suggested I blog about “Writing for a purpose. I’m generally bad at choosing a topic.” More specifically, she was seeking inputs on … Continue reading

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