Category Archives: book writing

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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What’s Next?

People in relationships with a significant other inevitably get questions from their friends and relatives about the next steps: When are you going to get engaged? When are you going to get married? When are you going to have kids? … Continue reading

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Online Marketing

Marketing was a bit more straightforward in the previous century: you had newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV. Maybe billboards if you were feeling extravagant. Today, to get your message, product, or service in front of the people you expect to … Continue reading

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My Book is Out: Why You Should Buy It

Oh, huzzah! Heroic Technical Writing: Making a Difference in the Workplace and Your Life is now available in Kindle and paperback format. While I enjoyed writing it, you might be wondering: WIIFM (What’s In It For Me?). Today I’ll explain what you’d … Continue reading

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Learning About Self-Publishing in Real Time

As I noted last week, there are some definite differences between publishing for Kindle and publishing a traditional paperback book. Some things you might not catch until the paper copy is already in your hand….as I discovered after I’d already … Continue reading

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