Winter 2012 Reflections

Troubles with titles… and other musings

March 30, 2012

For anyone who has heard me talk about this course over the last few months, you’ve likely heard me talk about how much I loathed coming up with a title for my posts.   It’s just a few words, but how can they cause so much stress?  How do you sum up a post and find a catchy (but truthful) […]

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So Long, Farewell

March 29, 2012

Wow.  I honestly can’t believe that my time writing for MTSG is over!  These 10 weeks flew by—although I must admit, there were definitely times when I thought it might last forever.  Not to sound like it wasn’t a great experience because it was definitely rewarding.  The rewards just came with challenges! Like many of […]

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All Good Things Come to an End…

March 28, 2012

When we began posting in January I did not know what I was going to write about, had written nothing but formal papers since 8th grade, and the thought of putting my work out there for public comment was petrifying. While overall, the experience proved to be a fantastic, there certainly were weeks where I […]

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Closing the Science Gap

March 27, 2012

Thank you so much for reading my posts this semester!  I didn’t really know what to expect from this class.  I’ve always loved writing, but I’m more of a creative writer, and I wanted to jump into the realm of scientific technical writing.  Crafting a blog post each week certainly pushed me out of my […]

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There are no rules.

March 26, 2012

The only rule is that there are no rules. There may be guidelines. But there are no rules. I like rules, even if it’s just for the principle of breaking them. I enjoy rules. Communication, especially through social media, is not bound by rules. It’s an art not an exact science. It’s subjective and dynamic. […]

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