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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

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

My big audience

November 28th, 2007 · Comments Off

I was trying to figure out how many people are reading my writing/editing and the numbers are pretty huge. First of all, I’ve been writing for the print edition of alive at a readership of about 500,000. Then every Tuesday articles I’ve edited for Metro Canada comes out countrywide at a readership of 700,000. And the […]

Tags: editing · working · writing

Learning from Leo

November 8th, 2007 · Comments Off

Peter Legge, CEO of Canada Wide (the behemoth that publishes just about every magazine in Western Canada), recently wrote a little book on how to jump-start your career. He advises us to model ourselves after Leonardo da Vinci, who believed that seven key elements allowed him to become one of the most incredible innovators of our time. Here they are: […]

Tags: inspiration · productivity · working

Unfortunate demise of a proofreader

May 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

I’ve heard tales of proofreaders being unappreciated and underpaid, but this takes the cake! Check out this news article on a proofreader who died at work and was only discovered five days later by the janitor.  Okay, okay, this story seems too bizarre to be true, and so it is. This article was later determined […]

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