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Interview: Rebecca Renner, Freelance Journalist

Rebecca Renner is a freelance journalist and fiction writer operating out of Orlando, Florida. Her fiction writing is quite funny and her nonfiction articles are detailed and accessible to non-science audiences. She covers a lot of scientific and environmental issues, … Continue reading

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Thoughts After the Fact–Dressing for Success

My professional mentor D2 suggested that I revisit previous posts from this blog to add thoughts after the fact. Today I’ll be reviewing a couple of older posts from¬†Heroic Technical Writing,¬†adding or refining my thoughts since they were first written. … Continue reading

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Maintaining a Heroic Attitude in an Uncertain World

An industry buddy suggested I write an article on the state of the aerospace business and the “heroic” actions people and small companies have had to take to keep themselves together during the economic crisis l inked to the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Hiring a Tech Writer: What to Expect

I’ve worked with customers who are used to technical writers and know how to smoothly integrate them into their workplace. Others…not as much. A friend recently described what we do as “this whole other world,” which hadn’t occurred to me … Continue reading

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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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