Category Archives: proposal writing

Keywords and Job Searches

I’m always curious about how recruiters find my name because some of the jobs are obviously so far off from my skill set, I wonder if they’re reading my LinkedIn profile correctly. At the moment I am not looking for … Continue reading

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Proposal Prep

One thing I try to do when I’m facing a new proposal is to have a template prepared and ready to go for the team when they start writing. This is just one of several things the technical writer can … Continue reading

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Reading the Fine Print in Contracts and Solicitations

I was trying to book a quick getaway trip for this coming weekend, which led me to an online booking site. They showed a hotel deal for $327, which sounded great. However, I had to dig deeper into the application … Continue reading

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Dig a Hole, Fill It: The Nature of Repeat Work

While I am a huge fan of writing first drafts of content, I often end up doing a lot of repeat work. This isn’t because I’ve made mistakes and have to do the work over (though that has happened on … Continue reading

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Book Proposals

While I’m waiting back to get some more feedback on my query letter, I’m also working on the proposal for my book. This is the more formal document that explains to a publisher what they would get if they bought … Continue reading

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