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Wrapping Up 2020–At Last!

It’s that time again: the last post of the year, where I take stock of what’s been happening on this blog and in my peculiar technical communication career. If you don’t have time for the long version, the short version … Continue reading

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Book Marketing, Continued

In the past week I’ve been reaching out to colleges and universities with technical writing programs as a way to get the book out there in front of educators. This has been a multi-step, multi-day filtering process, but I believe … Continue reading

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Marketing: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

The book Heroic Technical Writing has been on the market for five weeks or so now, and I can see where marketing it will require a different mindset than whatever I had in mind. I’m just considering this another learning curve…there … Continue reading

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Classroom Debrief: Pointers for Tech Writers Facing the Job Market in 2020

Thanks to my past thesis director, I connected with Marika Siegel, a technical writing professor at Michigan Technical University (MTU) who is using Heroic Technical Writing as a classroom reading assignment. On Monday I was a guest speaker for Marika’s … Continue reading

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Key Points of Heroic Technical Writing

A good friend asked a good question that I’m going to answer today because I couldn’t think of a short, snappy answer at the time he asked me: “What’s the most important advice in your book?” Thinking it over, this … Continue reading

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