Tom's working life, filled with writing assignments of one kind or another keep him busy. During his years working in the manufacturing industry, Tom wrote and updated SOP manuals for the maintenance department. Part of his duties included detailing the previous week's activities containing updated procedures as well as summarizing the events that contributed to the company's pursuit of stated goals within his department. In addition to his technical writing abilities, Tom also spent three years in college while earning his Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design where writing was a mainstay and required for virtually every class and subject. A large part of his grades in college related to his writing skills, in which he excelled.