Life After Retirement

Hand writing the text: Whats Your Plan for Retirement?

What are your plans for spending your time after retirement? The author tells his story of how he became a published author after his federal career.

Take Charge, Be Active, and Be Honest

The author says that when we write, it’s important to be active and take command of the words we write to make them our own. He illustrates this point with some examples of passive statements designed to deflect blame from the individuals making them.

Details, Details, Details…

The author recounts his experience teaching writing skills to some new employees at the Energy Department. He found that stressing the importance of the use of details helped them to overcome their problems with writing effectively.