Category Archives: social media

Writing and Distributing Surveys

As some of my regular readers might know, I tried to distribute a survey as part of my “Arts and Recreation on Mars” paper for Kepler Space Institute. The goal was to assess how people consumed/engaged with art or recreation … Continue reading

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Handling Errors in Social Media

A few years ago, I wrote a post about handling errors on social media. Recently Matt, a regular reader of Heroic Technical Writing (thank you!), found an example of this sort of situation in the wilds of the working world and wanted … Continue reading

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Guest Speaking Summary: Starting Your Technical Writing Business

I was asked to be a guest Zoom speaker for the North Alabama chapter meeting of the Society for Technical Communication. My talk was on February 4. I was asked to speak about the process of starting your own business, … Continue reading

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Handling Large Projects Remotely

I was asked to join a last-minute document push last week, and it was an interesting, in-the-moment case study of how to get a lot of work done by a lot of people in a remote-operation. Not everything went smoothly, … Continue reading

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Thoughts After the Fact–Dressing for Success

My professional mentor D2 suggested that I revisit previous posts from this blog to add thoughts after the fact. Today I’ll be reviewing a couple of older posts from Heroic Technical Writing, adding or refining my thoughts since they were first written. … Continue reading

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