Indecision and the evolution of my personal websites

Years ago, I thought it was a good idea to publish both a professional website and a personal blog. It was around the time I was able to purchase willkelly.com and willkelly.org. I was a contract technical writer and figured that the sites would help … “Indecision and the evolution of my personal websites”

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What working as a contract technical writer taught me about the workplace

Photo by Thomas Martinsen on Unsplash I spent a big chunk of my career as a contract technical writer. During that time, I had my share of ups and downs working on contract — learning a lot about technology, human nature, human motivation, demotivation, and a lot of … “What working as a contract technical writer taught me about the workplace”

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Avoiding Mission Impossible technical writing projects

Photo by Aaron Mello on Unsplash I’ve had the great fortune in my career to work on some very tough projects — in what I like to call documentation unfriendly environments — and won some and lost others but learned so much about technology and how to work independently as … “Avoiding Mission Impossible technical writing projects”

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Weird things I saw when I was a contract technical writer

I’ve been out of full-time contracting for almost two years and recently thought back to some of the stranger things I saw during the contract technical writer chapter of my life: A fellow contractor was posting nude pictures of his wife on Usenet from his … “Weird things I saw when I was a contract technical writer”

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