Who needs another technical writing blog?

Many people have professional blogs — to boost visibility, build credibility, help find jobs, become famous, retire off Google AdWords, etc. It seems that so many technical writers have blogs… we’re writers, so in additional to all the reasons above, blogs are also an opportunity to showcase our skills. But usually these blogs are technical … Continue reading

What makes a good technical writer?

Many years ago, when I was a technical writing team lead at Mercury Interactive (now HP Software), I needed to temporarily replace a great writer on my team who was about to go on maternity leave. (That writer now has my old job.) Several of the writers I interviewed made excellent personal impressions, but none … Continue reading