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Unwanted Gadgets and The Island of Misfit Toys

In one of the stop-motion Christmas specials I grew up with, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer visits the Island of Misfit Toys, a mythical place where awkwardly developed or unwanted toys go to spend the rest of their existence. I must … Continue reading

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Fact Checking Your Work

This post comes at the suggestion of Dr. Karla Kitalong, my former thesis director at University of Central Florida, now teaching at Michigan Technical University. She requested that I discuss fact checking, which is something I’ve had to do as … Continue reading

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Writing With Purpose

As part of my ongoing effort to respond to requests, today’s topic comes via my friend Kimberly, who suggested I blog about “Writing for a purpose. I’m generally bad at choosing a topic.” More specifically, she was seeking inputs on … Continue reading

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Interview with Justina Simon, Graphic Designer

As promised, this week I’m sharing an interview with a technical communication professional–in this case, Justina Simon, a graphic designer. Technical writers interact with designers often, especially in larger organizations with separate graphics departments. Read on and learn how that … Continue reading

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Questions from My Readers for a Graphic Designer

Howdy, folks! I will be interviewing another guest next week: Justina Simon, freelance graphic designer/owner at Blue Pixel Graphics. If you have questions for her, email me via bart at heroictechwriting dot com. While I’ll be sending her my own questions, … Continue reading

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