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Print Futures 2008 Portfolio Show

April 8th, 2008 · Comments Off

Come and support the grads of the Print Futures program at our portfolio show this Thursday from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. You can drop in or stay for the whole event. There’ll be free food, free music, and free conversation with some of the most talented writers this side of the Fraser River. The booze you’ll […]

Tags: events · writing

Heading to DocTrain West

April 8th, 2008 · Comments Off

I won a ticket to this year’s DocTrain West conference through the Westcoast STC! I’d like to thank the organizer Scott Abel and the good people at the STC for giving me this terrific opportunity. As I mentioned before, if you can afford the $899, or have a generous employer, then be there or don’t-be-square.

Tags: conference · events · technical writing · web 2.0

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

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. […]

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