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Colleen Blessing

Colleen is a senior editor at the U.S. Energy Information Administration and wrote the Writing Style Guide she uses every day to edit agency content. She has worked nearly her entire career at EIA where at different times she has been an analyst, planner, website usability tester, customer feedback collector, product reviewer, and now editor. EIA’s Writing Style Guide recently won the Center for Plain Language’s ClearMark award for best original public document. EIA’s Today in Energy, short articles published daily about energy issues and trends, won awards from the National Association of Government Communicators for Best Electronic Publication and Best Web article.
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8 Tips to Improve Your (And Your Agency’s) Writing

April 26, 2013 Are you frustrated that your staff’s writing isn’t consistent or clear? Are you not sure about the difference between grammar rules and writing styles? Need some writing tips that can make your work more accessible? Remember your 8th grade teacher saying you have to write introductions to your content, paragraphs...

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