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Bart Leahy
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Perhaps as preparation for my mentoring activity at UCF, I decided to accept the invitation to participate as a mentor in a “speed mentoring” activity at the AIAA Space 2018 Forum this week. I also had to learn a hard lesson in remembering to bring…

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As I noted last Thursday, I will be attending a conference today. I’ll share some of my impressions later this week. Happy Monday!

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Next week I will be attending the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference here in Orlando. At least, that’s the plan. Last year the conference was canceled…

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When I first started freelancing, I had a challenge marketing myself. I wasn’t just a proposal writer. I also did education and outreach, technical papers, marketing, speech writing, engineering documents, and training and development scripts. I rather…

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The school year is starting again in the U.S. As a reminder, this blog was designed to provide insights and advice regarding the business side of technical writing for students and young professionals. Today I thought I’d share some ways I can help…

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As today is Labor Day in the U.S., I am taking the annual, paradoxical break from laboring. I will be back to blogging on Thursday.

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Can you be a technical writer without an actual technical writing degree? The short answer is yes! I’ve suggested ways for a reader with a teaching career pursue a job in technical communication, but teaching is not the only alternate route into this…

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Today’s entry was inspired by an article I found on Twitter, which called into question the use of self-help books. The comment that most caught my eye was, “Advice is autobiographical,” which made me start to evaluate this blog and my…

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As promised, I am sharing the link to the film Team Marvette produced for the 48-Hour Film Project (see below). I’ll throw in a few extra thoughts since I’m here.

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While I make a good effort to maintain an upbeat, cheerleading tone on this blog, I’d be lying if I told you I was in a great mood all the time. This is especially true if I’ve been out of work for a long time. It’s been a while, but, that doesn’t mean…
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