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Perfect Rental for Writers

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on May 12, 2017

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Your Scribbler and hubby Brad have relocated to Jacksonville, leaving our beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath pool home in Ocoee (with its stunning custom library) available for rent.  For 1,800 a month, we’re including professional management, pool service, lawn service, and pest control.

Here’s the virtual tour; tell your friends!

 

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2017 Other Words Conference Announced

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on May 12, 2017

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Save the dates—the 2017 Other Words conference will be held October 12-14 at the University of Tampa. More information to follow!

 

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Full-time Technical Writer and Graphic Designer Job

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on May 10, 2017

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Technical Writer / Graphic Designer
Full Time, Permanent – Sanford, Florida
Crane Institute of America is the nation’s leading provider of training services to the lifting industry. Since 1987 CIA has trained and/or certified over 100,000 equipment operators, inspectors, supervisors, trainers, and riggers. We offer original print and digital training materials, qualification exams, and reference materials. We are looking for a technical writer/graphic designer to help create all these products.
Job Duties
• Create, edit and update (with subject matter expert instruction)
o Workbooks and handbooks
o Paper and electronic exams
o PowerPoint presentations for training
o Reference materials
• Create, edit, and manipulate graphics used in training materials.
• Read and analyze legal standards to ensure compatibility with training materials.
• Communicate effectively with trainers, consultants, owners/staff, and other subject matter experts.
Skills Needed
Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat) is required.
Knowledge of WordPress, basic HTML and CSS, and email marketing such as MailChimp are a plus but not required.
Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
Attention to detail and confidence to ask correcting and clarifying questions.
Knowledge of the lifting industry and safety best practices as well as relevant OSHA and ASME standards would be a plus but is not required.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree + 2 years of technical writing experience, or equivalent experience, required.

Email resume and cover letter to sarahf@craneinstitute.com .

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Writing with John Dufresne at the Lakeside Inn

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on April 28, 2017

The Lakeside Inn

A dozen writers will workshop their stories or novels-in- progress with John Dufresne at the Lakeside Inn in beautiful Mt. Dora, FL.  Will you be one of the lucky ones?

Thu, Sep 28, 2017, 8:30 AM –

Sat, Sep 30, 2017, 12:30 PM EDT

Click here for details and to sign up.

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