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Another Late Post, More on Book Writing

A former U.S. Army general I worked for, upon discovering an error (such as something being done late, like this post), would say, “Don’t give me an excuse, there are no excuses. Just tell me how you’re going to fix … Continue reading

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Universal Skills

I would once again like to thank Nevin in Ireland for sending me a raft of thought-provoking questions. I believe today’s posting will cover the last of the lot. Nevin, I hope you and the rest of my readers have … Continue reading

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Get Pumped Up (for Writing)!

I apologize for missing my usual Thursday 9 a.m. Eastern posting time. Still trying to get adjusted from holiday hours. However, I’ve been thinking a bit about music lately and how it inspires me. I try to play instrumental music … Continue reading

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Happy 2018!

Don’t worry, folks, I’ll get to regular content again Thursday. Meanwhile, today I’ll be watching football and contemplating the year ahead. I hope your 2017 went well and that you can look forward to better things in 2018.

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2017 Recap

Since Monday will be another holiday, I’ll take today to do a gratuitous end-of-year review without making things too tiresome for you folks. Happy soon-to-be New Year!

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Ooops!

Apologies, friends! I forgot to post today. I’ve been busy supporting customers in the pre-Christmas rush. Since Monday is Christmas Day (and I will most definitely be “off”), I will wish you a peaceful holiday season today. May whatever tradition … Continue reading

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Trained as a Liberal Arts Major, Working as a Techie

In my continuing effort to respond to reader comments and suggestions, today I’ll be taking on the subject of translating skills from the humanities into skills useful in technical communication. I’ve actually touched on this subject here, but let’s see … Continue reading

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