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Avoiding Burnout as a Technical Writer [Collaborative Post]

After I linked to my interview with Kristi Leach about collaborative posts, a reader submitted the following question: One of the problems I’ve had to combat over the years has been boredom/burnout — that feeling you get either when you’ve been on the same project for too long or a you’re on new project that Continue Reading »

Being irresponsible (Sins of blogging)

Being irresponsible is the fifth sin in my ongoing series on the Seven Deadly Sins of Blogging (other sins include being fake, irrelevant, boring, unreadable, unfindable, and inattentive). Blogging responsibly includes awareness of proper disclosure, approvals, and representation, as well as avoiding sensationalism in the posts you write. Disclosure Recently the FTC updated the rules about Continue Reading »