Technical writing is a term that defines written form of technical communication used in a variety of technical fields — computer software and hardware, chemistry, aeronautics, engineering, robotics, finance, etc. Some people define it as “writing complex things in a simple form”.
You may consider yourself a natural born techwriter if you are particularly talented when it comes to breaking down complex processes into easy-to-understand articles. (How Do I Become a Technical Writer?)
Lots of companies, from construction to food processing and preservation, are looking for full-time content creators that can develop user guides and knowledge bases on different subjects. So techwriters are in demand almost everywhere. (Technical Writer Job Scope: What Technical Writers Really Do)
If you are interested in becoming a technical writer or you’d like to keep yourself updated on the recent news in the field, the following blogs may be of help.
A blog by Tom Johnson, a technical writer from San Jose, California, working at Amazon Lab126.
A blog by leading IT specialists with webdev, web design, SEO and many other tips and tricks concerning technical documentation.
A techcomm website frequently updated with news, opinion, case studies, and general merriment.
I Heart Technical Writing is a popular destination for technical communicators seeking information about technical writing, content management, and career development.
A nice blog on technical writing by Larry Kunz, a technical communication professional with more than 30 years’ experience as a writer.
“ From educational and research content to the latest news, features, and commentary, TechWhirl offers something for everyone who needs to know about technical communication and content management.”
If you know any other blogs about technical writing, please suggest and I’ll add them to the list.
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