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My two modes of editing others’ work – basic and ugly

(I’m procrastinating.  A friend from college has asked me to swap critiques and, well…I thought I’d write a blog post instead.) In my job that pays the bills, I frequently have to review reports. Sometimes the report I’m reviewing is … Continue reading

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Conference Call Etiquette (Mute Your Microphone)

True, this is not directly related to writing, but if you are fortunate enough in your writing career, chances are you’ll someday end up on a conference call.  (Or, if you’re like me, and unfortunate enough in your real life … Continue reading

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What is a real job?

This is a post about writing, but not directly. About three years ago, I decided I’d had enough of travelling fifty weeks out of the year and wearing suits everyday and sitting in an office writing or reading boring business … Continue reading

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