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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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How to Use Social Media to Boost Your Traffic

This will be a tutorial about what I know about operating social media accounts. You will note that I am not quite cool or savvy enough to use ALL of the options available and that I will contradict advice I’ve … Continue reading

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Okay, that bit about not being in a working frame of mind after vacation? It’s happening to me. I’ve been on vacation, I’ve been sick…and am still dealing with some lingering effects…so I’m going to take a bit of a … Continue reading

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