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Latest on the Book

Some writers are accused of having “The World’s Greatest Unpublished Novel” lurking in their computer. I’ve got something like “The World’s Most Plausible Unpublished Technical Writing Book” in mine. I’m in the home stretch on the writing portion, so with any … Continue reading

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Book Marketing

Believe it or not, I am still working on my book. Having finished the revisions and first-round edits from my ace editor, I have forwarded the draft back to her for a last going-over for copyediting. To help a friend … Continue reading

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Hey, Weren’t You Writing a Book?

I know, I’ve been remiss about not updating all of you on the Heroic Technical Writing book. I am pleased to report that after much foot dragging and some legitimate delays, I am 62% of the way through the second round of … Continue reading

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Was That Covered by the User Agreement?

Have you ever read that very long user agreement that appears whenever you download a piece of software? I haven’t, but I’m tempted to do so in the future. I’m appealing to the lawyers and technical writers who put those … Continue reading

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Blog Style vs. Book-Writing Style

I’m in the process of giving my manuscript another once-over before I hand it over to my eagle-eyed editor for a serious review. This effort is mostly to make certain I didn’t miss any glaringly obvious errors and to make … Continue reading

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