I spent a large part of my technical writing career working as a contractor. It was a formative part of my career where I got to focus on doing the work and got experience working in such industries as telecommunications, financial services, and even worked in an NGO. I’d work on a 1099 or W2… Continue reading Why I left contract technical writing
I’m one of those disaffected Evernote users that people talk about after their fall from Unicorn status. I depended on it for years as a freelance writer. It was my tool of choice for capturing my writing research and ideas. I got away from using Evernote. he UI never changed while its management (and fortunes)… Continue reading Google Keep and the art of capturing personal research
I’ve been trying to follow through on some personal publishing goals I set for 2019. Like many people, I face the challenges of a day job, gym time (circuit training addiction), and freelance work.
Summertime is my big chance to read. It’s probably because I like to sit by the pool and go to the beach. When I used to have a personal blog, I used to always post the books I was planning to read during the summer. Now, it’s time to bring back that tradition.
I had a nice week off between Christmas and New Years. Too often in the past, I’d forget to slow down for a couple of days to catch my breath, reflect,, and make plans for the next year. One thing I thought about was what writing topics I want to tackle in 2019. Here are… Continue reading Writing topics I hope to tackle in 2019
2018 was quite a year. In some ways, I call it the year of the cloud because it took so much of my professional attention as a writing topic. I hope to maintain the same focus on the cloud and related topics in 2018. Here’s how my 2018 went:
As 2018 comes to a close, I’ve begun to start thinking about some content goals for the next year. My intent has always been to have the right mix of personal and professional writing projects to keep me busy. While my day job has been quite demanding the past few months, my freelance writing projects… Continue reading Some of my content development goals for 2019