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Difficulties and Challenges of Technical Writers

by ClickHelp — professional help authoring tool

Improving work processes is what everyone is talking about. We ourselves have written a bunch of blog posts on this subject. Still, nothing is perfect, and many technical writers keep struggling with some difficulties and challenges regularly.

Technical writing can take various forms: user manuals, tutorials, how-to articles, context help… But the majority of tech writers actually share common job-related challenges.

We came up with a list of pitfalls tech writers have to face in their work:

Conclusion

Some of the enlisted things can get extremely annoying, especially, when there’s not much to do about it. Oh, well. That’s part of technical writing, and these challenges can also motivate you to work on yourself: boost your communicative skills to deal with subject-matter experts more efficiently, get on time-management courses, or learn how to become more persistent and confident to get that piece of software you want. And, these challenges will seem less scary with each passing day.

Good luck with your technical writing!
ClickHelp Team
Author, host and deliver documentation across platforms and devices

Originally published at clickhelp.com.

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