Category Archives: book writing

Using the Writer’s Market 2018 to Find a Publisher

As I now have a complete book manuscript to sell, it’s time for me to find a place to sell it. The most indispensable tool a professional writer can have, in my opinion, is the Writer’s Market, which is published annually … Continue reading

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You’ve Written a Book–Now What?

As of this writing, I’m more than 80% of the way through editing a first draft of the book version of this blog. I might finish by the end of the week, which is later than I’d originally hoped, but … Continue reading

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Book Status

Okay, so yes, I was hoping to clear out the first draft of the Heroic Technical Writing book by the end of March. Unfortunately, I did not make that date. The good news is, I’m still working on it, and hope to get … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

Ever have one of those days where you don’t have anything to say? Yeah, for me, that’d be today. My apologies. However, to keep you fine folks entertained, here are some links to times when I have had more to … Continue reading

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Literature as a Technical Writing Aid

I’ve mentioned before that while I am a bill-paying member of the technical writing profession, I have a less-than-secret desire to read and write fiction. This is my inner English major clamoring to write “something for me.” However, can reading fiction and … Continue reading

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