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Best of Heroic Technical Writing

I’m approaching another solar orbit (tomorrow, 50-something). Rather than taking the day off, I thought I’d share some “Best of Heroic Technical Writing” posts. Enjoy! 

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Interview Questions: Caroline G, University of Limerick Student

A while back, I got a request from a student at the University of Limerick (Ireland) who wanted to interview me for her class. The magic of Zoom allowed this to happen. We were constrained by a time limit, so … Continue reading

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Are You a Luxury or a Necessity?

This question came up in the process of writing the work-in-progress book, tentatively titled, An English Major on Mars. I’ve encountered this issue while writing the book and during some of my job hunts. A lot of it, as my friend … Continue reading

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Which Research Sources Should You Use, Part 2?

Last week, I delved into using resources on the job, focusing primarily on numbers of sources you might use on a given work assignment. Today, I’ll discuss the actual types of research sources you’re most likely to encounter on the … Continue reading

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Postcards as Marketing Tools

A week or two ago, my writer and ace editor friend Betty Bolte sent me a postcard marketing her new book series. It was a new approach to me, and today I’d like to share it with you because I … Continue reading

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