Category Archives: peers

Writing as an Amateur in the Space Business vs. Writing as a Professional

This week a colleague asked for opinions about a prominent program in my industry. I realized almost immediately that I shouldn’t share my opinions in a public forum, and so responded via a private channel instead. Why? Am I being … Continue reading

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Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit

I’ll start by giving credit where credit is due: today’s topic and title are credited to my writing buddy Martin at Marshall Space Flight Center. This was the result of a discussion we were having about how the space industry … 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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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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Staffing for Events

Continuing my riff on Event Management, today I’ll be discussing recruiting team members for the event. A reader commented about an external event management company on the last post, so let me clarify that the assumption for these posts is … Continue reading

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