In what way is any of this substantively different from technical writing?

This is a fair point. The role of technical writer and this new term UX Writer cross over in many areas. Technical writing is much broader than UX Writing. UX Writers generally do not write technical documents.

I would say that the a UX Writer is essentially a Technical UX Writer (predominantly focused on Digital).

Great point and thanks so much for the note. You got my grey matter going, which is why I love this Medium 😄

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