Category Archives: reader response

Reader Response: How Do You Handle Questions You Can’t Answer?

Ask and ye shall receive. I got some great questions from readers this past week. Today’s question is from Matt, who’s a regular reader (thank you!). The short version of his question was, how do you handle questions you can’t answer? … Continue reading

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Reader Response: Moderating Website Comments

It’s been a busy month for mail and suggestions, but I try to respond to the messages I receive as soon as the next free blogging space. Today’s entry is written in response to a friend in Illinois who had … Continue reading

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Reader Response: What Should a High School Student Do to Be a Space Writer?

I’ve received another reader email seeking insights on what to do to pursue studies to become a tech writer in the space business. Between my fan mail and my Google Analytics, it’s clear that I’m reaching my target audience. Huzzah! … Continue reading

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What is a “Space Writer,” Anyway?

Today’s entry comes in response to a note from Sharmila, who asked the following about my “How an English Major Got a Job at NASA” story: Hi. Thanks for the post! Something that I needed. I’m pursuing CSE undergraduate course … Continue reading

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Audio Comfort in the Workplace

A couple of suggestions came in regarding topics to cover. Specifically, I got suggestion re: working in environments with tile/hardwood floors vs. carpeting and another about working with music vs. working in a quiet environment. Since they’re both related, I … Continue reading

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The Mechanics of Blog Writing

Occasionally I get questions from readers asking how I go about blogging. I’m not certain if I’m doing this in a business-savvy manner all the time (see my friend Chef Katrina for advice on that), but when it comes to … Continue reading

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Educators: What Do You Want Your Tech Writing Students to Learn?

I was poking through my blog stats the other day to get a better idea of who is reading my content and where they’re coming from. It’s been gratifying to see that I’m reaching my “core audience,” which would be … Continue reading

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