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Readability tests

I once had a colleague/SME asking me if I used readability tests for checking the technical documentation. “Something like Flesch-Kincaid” he said. I had no idea what he was talking about. It sounded sinister with the name ‘Flesch-Kincaid’ and I … Continue reading

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Introductions to novels

This is not a technical writing topic, but about something I have thought for quite a while; why are introductions to novels at the beginning? Basically, are they introductions that you want to read at all. Do you not want … Continue reading

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You don’t read with your head but with your heart

As it is just after Valentine’s Day, I thought this would be an apt subject to write about. Technical writing is one of the most conservative corners of the documentation/writing world. We pull faces when we see a new¬†unapproved¬†word being … Continue reading

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