Monthly Archives: June 2012

Groupthink

One of the unrecognized advantages that a technical writer brings to a team is the outsider perspective. Even if a tech writer is working embedded in a dept. they are usually very capable of keeping an objective viewpoint, largely because … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of…editing?

Editing. Scary. Yes. Editing is when your language skills are put to the test. If you are the editor, you must prove that you can proof-read a document thoroughly and know the intricancies of the langauge (sic). For those who … Continue reading

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What you need to know for technical writing

What a strange trade we are in. In a lot of companies tech writers tend to be somewhere between the marketing dept, who brush their teeth with cocaine every morning, and the developers, who reputedly never brush their teeth. And … Continue reading

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