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Charlsye Smith Diaz
Associate Professor of Professional & Technical Writing at the University of Maine
Associate Professor of Professional & Technical Writing at the University of Maine
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A Non-Designers Guide to Typefaces and Layout
This  quick guide from Lifehacker  explains how to choose typefaces and fonts for your projects because, as Lifehacker points out, even non-designers design something every day.

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Book Give-away to Celebrate National Novel Writing Month
To celebrate National Novel Writing Month (nanowrimo), I am giving away a book: Enter using the Rafflecopter tool below.

**This book was sent to me for review.

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Reflection: How 9/11 Changed Me
Every year, around 9/11, I check in on Rosemary A. Smith's story. She is the victim from the World Trade Center attacks whose story changed me most. I have  mentioned her before . This year, I found silhouettes of victims. This is Rosemary's.The photostream...

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My Latest Obsession: Learning to Sew
This summer, I am learning how to make bags. So far, I have made a bunch of zipper pouches. A few weeks ago, I made little reversible messenger bags. I followed a pattern designed by Amber at Crazy Little Projects   What I love about this pattern is that Am...

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Career Building: 3 Things to Do This Week:<br />Find a Good Boss During Your Next Job Search
Figuring out if a potential boss's management style jives with your working style is important, and with these tips from experts, just might be doable before you begin the job. If you are in the middle of your career and thinking about finding a new job, th...

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I needed another paper clip like I need another pen, but I couldn't resist this line of office supplies by yoobi. 

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New office supplies for summer: yoobi!
Target is now selling yoobi school supplies, vibrant fun colors that are perfect for summer and for stating college this fall. Yoobi means “one for you, one for me.” For every item purchased, one item will be donated to a U.S. classroom in need. I’m not sur...
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