Posts Tagged ‘technical writing’

Upgrading Documents in a Slower Economy – It just makes good sense.

In the current conditions it may seem counter-intuitive to spend money on maintaining resources such as procedures, training materials and other documentation. But anyone who has managed through slow periods knows differently.

Who Wrote the Book on Industrial Tech Writing?

My best clients are the ones who already have a basic understanding of the challenges of creating great documentation. So I believe it’s in all of our best interests to help potential clients learn as much as they can about technical writing and the issues associated with a documentation project.

Ten Things Technical Writers Wish Their Clients Knew about Technical Writing

As you might expect, technical writing is not just about writing. A technical writer may wear many hats. But clients typically don’t understand what a technical writer does. Here are 10 things that technical writers wish their clients understood about technical writing.

My Taxi, Your Second Car

A while back I was in traffic behind a taxi cab and noticed a sign in his back window. It said “My Taxi, Your Second Car.” Where I live, out on the prairies in a relatively small city, most families have at least two cars and many have more. Although we have taxis, I always […]

Technical Writing/Editing: Pain or Pleasure

I have noticed a few things about technical writing in Saskatoon, and Saskatchewan in general.