James Vênis Communications
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| Writing Samples
Resumé available on request. Kindly keep in mind that some samples may not be shown because they are proprietary in nature or they require security clearance.
- Article, How to Plan a Snow Fence. HTML format.
- The Green Way column for the Living Well newsletters.
- Committed to Excellence newsletter for Manville Sales Corporation's Corporate Technology & Engineering Group. All written or re-written by James Venis as editor. PDF file 2.2MB.
- Cover article, Steps in the Right Direction, for Craig Hospital's Movin' On newsletter. (Multiple articles in this issue; credited in publication masthead.) PDF file 0.5MB.
- Real-Life BPMN (3rd Edition): Using BPMN 2.0 to Analyze, Improve, and Automate Processes in Your Company, a book on business process modeling I re-wrote for German authors for English-language publication in both its first and second editions. The result (ASIN: B00QNJ9M42) gets praise from reviewers for its “unusually great, idiomatic translation” and its “crisp, no-nonsense” writing. See on Amazon.
- I Am Not Supposed to Be Here, non-fiction trade paperback for which I designed pages and text. Only title page through part of first chapter shown. PDF file 0.6 MB. Also see on Amazon.
- Cassandra's Field Guide to Ghostly Encounters, a trade ebook for which I designed front and back covers, pages, text, and graphics. See on Amazon.
- External Communications Processor
AN/FPS-132(V)2, 234-page operations and maintenance manual revised as author. Only cover and List of Effective Pages shown. PDF file 0.3 MB.
- Installing NEONet Release 3.1, 67-page booklet written as principal author. Only cover, title page, and contents pages shown. PDF file 0.02 MB.
- Administering UniData on UNIX, book written as principal author. Only cover, title page, foreword, and contents pages shown. PDF file 1.2 MB.
- A proposal—more precisely, a response to RFI—produced out of the system I built from scratch. In this example, I extracted 16 pages from a much larger document I prepared for a major bank in Japan. Please note that to preserve confidentiality, certain names and contact information have been redacted. PDF file 7.0MB.
- Covers of three brochures and inside copy from one brochure for Jet Aviation. PDF file 0.3MB.
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