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Entries from March 2008

Check out my ePortfolio

March 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

I’ve officially uploaded the latest version of my ePortolio – you can check it out here. This website uses some flash elements and some fancy css coding and is basically geared towards technical writing employers as a way to showcase my work. I may expand it in the future to include other samples too. For […]

Tags: employment · site Announcements · working · writing

Conference expounds future of CMS

March 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

The content convergence and integration conference was a mind-blowing  excursion into the wild terrains of content management. For those confused by the conference title, let me tell you the gist of it (from what I could gather). We live in the information age, yet for the most part organizations fail to use content as a […]

Tags: cci2008 · events

Content Convergence & Integration 2008

March 13th, 2008 · Comments Off

 This conference kicked off in Vancouver today and is the place to be if you’re facing content management issues in your professional life as a technical writer, or if you want to stay on the leading edge of developments in the field. Each day has a specific theme. Day 1 (today) is about content, day […]

Tags: cci2008 · documentation · events · productivity · technical writing

Find a tech-writing job in Vancouver – Part 1

March 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I’m going to start a series on finding a tech-writing job specifically in the high-tech hub of Vancouver, BC (which is where I happen to live). As I started the job search process myself, I noticed a dearth of information on this topic. I hope I can dig up some useful info for those in […]

Tags: employment · resources · technical writing · working

Pearls book launch

March 4th, 2008 · Comments Off

On Friday I had the pleasure of attending the 27th Pearls book launch, the annual anthology of creative writing works by Douglas College students. My story, The Reluctant Teacher, was published in it this year. I’ve had some poetry published in Pearls before, but that was about 8 years ago, so it’s been a while. […]

Tags: events · writing