Monthly Archive: May 2017

3 Things You Should Know about Writing E-books

Writing and publishing an e-book is so easy today, literally anyone could do it—and they do. First-time authors are publishing and selling their work, positioning themselves in the marketplace. Books that have been out of print are coming back as…
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Texana Thursday: The Arlington of Texas

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, it’s appropriate to remember those who served and sacrificed for our nation. Many are buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Some are buried at the Texas State Cemetery, which has been called the “Arlington of Texas.”…
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5 Tips for Leading a Documentation Review Meeting

When writing a document, you can either send it out for review, solicit feedback, and expect everyone on the team to return their comments to you by a given time. A documentation review meeting, however, gives everyone a chance to…
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6 Tips for Improving Your Written Instructions

Written instructions show people how to perform a given task or tasks. Consider these tips when preparing your written instructions. 1. Assume nothing about your readers. Once I was preparing a manual for a new product in which I needed…
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Texana Thursday: Diavolo Loops the Loop for His Majesty

Texas can claim its share of notable people—actors, artists, athletes, authors, philanthropists, political figures, singers, stars, and so on. It can also claim a master stuntman. Today’s movie and stunt fans likely won’t remember the name Robert Vandervoort. He made…
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