Category Archives: science fiction

Communicating About Space: Apollo Plus 50

As a regular space enthusiast, writing professional, and soon-to-be-50-year-old, I’d be remiss if I didn’t touch on the anniversary Apollo 11, which happened 50 years ago Saturday. It’s a good time to reflect on that remarkable accomplishment, but also to … Continue reading

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On Site for Falcon Heavy

Apologies for the late entry, all. I’m on site at Kennedy Space Center for the February 6 launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket. My pre-launch article is already live on Spaceflight Insider and I’ll be writing the post-launch article once the … Continue reading

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How to Write Effective Book Reviews

One way to get your foot in the door with a community/magazine you’re interested in writing for is to write book reviews. The important things to remember are that you meet your audience’s and editor’s expectations when describing the virtues … Continue reading

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What Do You Need to Survive the 21st Century Workplace?

This topic was inspired by an online video chat by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, hosted on the Harvard Business Review’s Facebook page. I didn’t watch the whole thing, but he raised some interesting points.

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Thinking Like an Engineer, Working Like a Writer

This blog was inspired by a response to my blog regarding my readers in India. One reader, Amruta, wrote that she appreciated my help on thinking like an engineer. First off, thank you to Amruta (and the rest of you) … Continue reading

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