Five things we like about our job

This is the third and last bog on a technical writer survey by David Ryan.  Some 333 responded to his call, answering all kinds of questions.  What they liked about their job was an intriguing one. Was it the writing, the creativity, the tooling they worked with? Out of some 375 answers, some 175 fell... Lees verder →

Six technical writer hangups

This is the second blog about the technical writer survey by David Ryan. The first one was about what respondents thought about techncial writing in 2018. This one gives insight in the daily problems we face in our profession. Fasten your seatbelts. Here we go! Lack of appreciation Some 18% of the respondents had a... Lees verder →

The history of technical writing…

Where did it all start? How did it begin? What's the story of the history of technical writing? After a bit of research I would call the Greek philosopher Aristotle and 14th century writer Geoffrey Chaucer, our oldest colleagues. For lack of insight knowledge no names from Sumerians, Perzians or Egyptians can be added to... Lees verder →

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