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Wrapping Up 2021 and Preview of Coming Attractions for 2022

Greetings, all! After taking a few weeks off to rest and reflect, your friendly, neighborhood Heroic Technical Writer is back in action. One of the primary reasons I paused–aside from being busy–was simple burnout. I was often scrambling at the … Continue reading

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Leave of Absence

Dear Heroic Tech Writing Readers: I will be taking a leave of absence from twice-a-week blogging for a brief spell—probably a month or two. The content won’t go away, and I’m still available to answer questions. I’m just backed up … Continue reading

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Guest Speaking: Senior Practicum

I again had the pleasure of speaking to a group of Marika Siegel‘s senior-level technical writing students at Michigan Tech University. They sent me a list of excellent questions in advance related to tech writing in general, job hunting, and … Continue reading

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Labor Day Break

Yep, it’s that time again, where I realize it’s Monday and I haven’t written a post yet. However, fortunately it’s a holiday, so it’s also a good excuse to take the day off from my writing labors and concentrate on … Continue reading

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How Do You Keep a Blog Going?

Have you ever struggled with finding ideas for blog postings? It’s not uncommon. Eventually, you can cover the same ground that you did before, which is more than likely, especially if you’re writing on a regular basis. Still, the marvelous … Continue reading

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