Author Archives: jenchall

Welcome Back News

Welcome to September. The beginning of school, football, and the STC year. Reality hit me this week as I arrived back at work for vacation and realized the next one scheduled isn’t until…Thanksgiving. Eeep! Clearly, it’s time to shake out … Continue reading

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Consistency

A friend of mine has a thing about hyphens and dashes. Apparently hyphens, em dashes, and en dashes all have specific uses. Who knew? (kidding…I promise) Another friend has the same struggle with colons and semicolons. Most writers I know … Continue reading

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Growing Pains – Learning to Give a Tweet

I was watching the Desperate Housewives finale earlier this week and there was this absolutely hilarious exchange between Tom and Lynette about Twitter. For the two people out there who don’t watch the show, Tom and Lynette are a middle-aged, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Networking: It’s Who You Know

(Note: Our guest blogger, Amanda, has been having some trouble logging into the blog, so I’m posting this for her.) I had a professor in graduate school who preached the value of joining professional organizations, speaking at conferences and putting … Continue reading

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Growing Pains – Career Development

The goal of my little blog series is to write about things I’ve learned since I’ve become a full-time technical writer. One of the most important things I’ve learned is how to learn from other writers. It seems like a … Continue reading

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