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John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning about taking his editing class- Baltimore Sun

Take a seat, school’s back in session. Here’s John E. McIntyre’s “trigger warning” to new students at his editing class at Loyola University Maryland. Source: John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning – Baltimore Sun I highly, highly encourage you to watch … Continue reading

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Contracting Adventures Lay Ahead…

It’s been a quiet start to 2016 for me, even though there have been some things going on for me “behind the curtain”. I wasn’t ready to share just yet, but I think I am now, since things have settled … Continue reading

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How to Write a Sentence – Infographic

The Wonder Woman of Writing, Marcia Riefer Johnston, has recently created a fantastic infographic on how to create a sentence. If anyone knows how to break it down, she does! For more information, check her website, Writing Rocks! Courtesy of: … Continue reading

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Word Crimes

Weird Al Yankovic has released an awesome video from what is reported to be his last album. This particular track is something that every technical writer and editor will especially appreciate! Enjoy!

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Careers in Technical Communication – 2014

I came across this via Viqui Dill on Facebook. This is done by Carolyn Kelley Klinger, who is a very active member of the STC. This is a great overview of the potential of tech comm in the coming year. … Continue reading

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What have you got against adverbs? What did they ever do to you?

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend that seems to be happening in the English language–at least in American English. Every time I heard this mistake, I cringe and wonder why it’s happening. Evidently, people are not using adverbs correctly anymore. I … Continue reading

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