Category Archives: technical writing

Sorting Out Conflicting Regulations, Revisited

Back in May, I posted an entry ranting about the conflicting regulations related to COVID-19 screening for my vacation. I’m now back from that vacation and thought I’d post a follow-up entry. There was more drama…some of it easily preventable, … Continue reading

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Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit Part 2

This is a follow-up riff to last week’s post about how the tech writer’s perspective on an industry changes depending on which company they work for. Today I’ll bring that down to a more local level. It is also true … Continue reading

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Thinking and Working Like a Pro

At the suggestion of my buddy Stuart, I’ve started reading several books by Steven Pressfield. The one I just finished yesterday is titled The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles. The point of … Continue reading

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Best of Heroic Technical Writing

I’m approaching another solar orbit (tomorrow, 50-something). Rather than taking the day off, I thought I’d share some “Best of Heroic Technical Writing” posts. Enjoy! 

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Proposal Style Sheets

I’m in the midst of another client proposal this month, so there might be a couple proposal-related posts. Nothing wrong with that: it’s a great way for tech writers to earn a steady income and grow their business network. Today’s … Continue reading

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