Category: Portfolio

On the Pier

On the Pier by Marie DesJardin

Originally published in Microhorror, April 2013 Roy held her in his arms and watched the light go out of her eyes. His life changed.   Today, Roy sits in his pajamas, watching TV with glassy eyes. His fleece vest is

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Get the Text Out: Winning over Techs by Using Less Text

This article was originally published in the 2013 Q2 issue of the STC IDeaL newsletter.  About a year ago, my high-tech company put together a small team to create an eLearning version of the instructor-led classroom training they’d offered for

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Walking

Writer Marie DesJardin: From the Ground Up

Walking
by Marie DesJardin

Originally published in vMeme21, January 2009

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From the Ground Up

Marie DesJardin: From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up
by Marie DesJardin

Originally published in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, September 2009

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Bits & Nybbles Cartoon

During my first tech-writing job, I penned a comic strip for the University of Florida’s otherwise staid data center. The two technical writers in our little group manned the help line, so we got to hear users’ problems in their

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