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Things Students Can Do to Prepare for a Technical Writing Career

This is directed toward my younger readers who are still attending school and seeking advice on things they can do now to be a technical writer once they’re done with their formal education (quick hint: your informal education never ends!). … Continue reading

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The Best of Bart’s Editing Tips

I use a set of internal subroutines to improve the documents I’m asked to edit. Today I thought I’d share some of the “best of Bart” tips I’ve written over the years. Others undoubtedly exist, but these will do for … Continue reading

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Employing Zoom for Workplace Communications

If you’re a technical writer and you’re still working, by now you’re most likely working remotely. That means there’s a good chance you’re attending some form of audio or video-based meeting via Zoom, Skype, or other video teleconferencing (VTC) application. … Continue reading

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Relating to Your Audience

In response to a call for blog topics, my buddy Bill suggested I address the need for technical writers to connect with their audience. Specifically, “I think a lot of technical writers lack the ability to inject humanity into their … Continue reading

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Generational Approaches to Technology, Revisited

A while back, I was taken to task by a person older than me for using my mobile device during dinner. This topic also came up in a conversation I had with a fellow Gen-Xer recently, so I thought I’d … Continue reading

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