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L. Michelle Baker
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Attended The Catholic University of America
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Hawkeye does incredible work teaching scientists how to communicate clearly (just like me! LOL) Listen, bookmark, and engage! http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2015-07-16/actor-and-science-advocate-alan-alda
Actor Alan Alda talks about how he is using acting improvisation training and other techniques to help academics and researchers engage the public.
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What do you learn about yourself when you write? I'm sharing my thoughts on that topic today, and I'd love to hear yours as well! http://corporatewritingpro.com/2015/06/23/writing-to-learn/
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Is plain language worth the effort? Joseph Kimble makes a strong argument that it is. I only wish he gave us more advice about how to make it happen. Check out my review of his book Writing for Dollars, Writing to Please: http://corporatewritingpro.com/2015/04/17/book-review-joseph-kimble-writing-for-dollars-writing-to-please/ #plainlanguage (apologies for earlier bad link)
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Writing Trainer, Coach & Consultant
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Teaching, Coaching, Training, Writing Training, Curriculum Design, Instruction, Writing Instruction, Editing, Proofreading, Copyediting, Document Design, Document Production
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  • Corporate Writing Pro
    Writing Trainer, Coach, & Consultant, present
    Corporate Writing Pro is a training company designed to help government biologists write more clearly. For more information and a course catalog, please visit http://corporatewritingpro.com
  • The Catholic University of America
    Teaching Assistant--English, 2000 - 2007
    As a teaching assistant at the Catholic University, I taught, with full responsibility, courses ranging from introductory English Composition to third-year Advanced Composition.
  • Shepherd University
    Adjunct Faculty--English, 2001 - 2009
    As an adjunct faculty member in the English Department at Shepherd University, I taught, with full responsibility, all of the following: ENG 101 - Written English I ENG 102 - Writing in the Arts & Humanities ENG 208 - World Literature I - Classical to Renaissance ENG 209 - World Literature II - Enlightenment to Postmodern I participated in several learning communities with Music, Library Science, and Psychology, as well as leading first year experience courses. I am especially proud of the World Literature, special topics course I designed, Descent to the Underworld, which I taught alone and in a learning community with Introduction to the Graphic Novel.
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WV
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Martinsburg - Harpers Ferry
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304 283 4573
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Martinsburg, WV
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Because communication is key!
Introduction
Hi - this is Michelle Baker, the Corporate Writing Pro. I founded my training company in 2009 to help government biologists write more clearly. I mostly work  with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, but I've also helped folks with USDA-APHIS, NOAA, USGS, and NPS, and I'd love to see that list expand. 

I also enjoy coaching writers privately. I've helped a couple of people write their dissertations and earn their PhDs, which is very exciting. And I'm helping a few more achieve the lifelong dream of writing a book. 

All of this is made possible courtesy of the rigorous education I received as a graduate student at the Catholic University of America (thank you Dr. Wright, Dr. Mack, Dr. McKenna, Bob Mahony, Joe Sendry, and especially Virgil Nemoianu - I am forever in your debt!). I worked hard to earn my PhD, and I'm grateful to pay that forward.

One of the several ways I survived as a grad student was by transcribing - so in 2013, I founded Transcription-Transformation, Trans2 for short. We are mothers, fathers, students, and entrepreneurs who love language. We create beautiful manuscripts while earning the freedom to educate ourselves, care for our families, and serve our communities. You can learn more about our work at http://trans-2.com

 Thanks for reading. Now try writing something - because communication is key!
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