Category Archives: research

Content Survey

I want to make this blog (and the in-progress book based on it) useful to you, my readers. To that end, I’m asking you to complete a survey regarding the content of the site. Your help would be appreciated!

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Book Update

It’s been a while since I’ve discussed the book, so I thought I’d provide a brief update. (This will also keep my buddy Kate the Coach from issuing me a caring but firm lecture. 🙂 I am thinking, really!)

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Blogging for Your Audience (i.e., The Space Industry Blogs Were Not a Detour)

For the last 2-3 weeks, I’ve been writing blogs targeted to my audience members who have emailed me about getting a job in the space business, as those are the majority of readers who contact me. I basically kicked out … Continue reading

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Studying What You Fear

When I was a kid I was, to put it mildly, a bit on the sensitive or high-strung side. Easily startled or frightened, there was nothing quite like thunderstorms to get my blood pumping. Not wanting to be tense every … Continue reading

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Writing When Information is Scarce

I’ve written about research when there are plenty of sources to be had (here and here, for example), but occasionally I run into situations where publicly available information is hard to come by. What then?

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