Besides excellent writing and communication skills, the technical writer
should be able to work proficiently with Ehelp's RoboHelp, WebWorks Publisher, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio, FrameMaker.
Today's technical writers
are also called information architects, analysts, technologists, developers, designers, and engineers; web masters; technical communicators and editors; procedure writers; and documentation specialists.
The practical technical writer
provides a brief description and three examples for each common report form.
Altogether, The portable technical writer
is a formidable textbook that will be used in introductory technical writing classes for years to come.
The authors understand the conflict precisely: without a good specification, life is difficult for a technical writer
The books market" is interesting, because I share with many technical writers
the quiet dream of writing a novel and winning the author's lottery--actually getting my book published.
Understanding how technical writers
see their role when interacting with SMEs is important to understanding the dynamics of the technical writer
Barron, technical editor/writer, Trailer Boats; Jam Mundy, editor, DIY Boat Owner; Zuzana Prochazka, staff writer, Latitudes & Attitudes; Bill Pike, senior editor, Power & Motoryacht; Lenny Rudow, senior technical writer
, Boating; and Alan Wendt, editor, Marine CEO.
I found, however, fully 8 of the 13 chapters to be either required or highly recommended reading for anyone working as a self-employed technical writer
or consultant; perhaps five are of significant value to technical writers
who are full-time, direct employees.
a water utility supervisor; Al Beattie, owner of a muffler repair shop; Lynne Van Trieste Cory, field representative for Red Cross Blood Services; Paul Senia, a retired city of Los Angeles employee; Shelley Sorsabal, a mortgage company loan officer; Jeff Storm, a technical writer
for Boeing Co.
Brooke is an international technical writer
Indeed, if the technical writer
is completely successful the device will be constructed so well, with such a clear conceptual model, that no instruction manual will be required.