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How Can a Technical Writer Develop a Love of Programming Code?

Anne Gentle, one of my favorite bloggers, recently wrote about the diverse backgrounds of the technical writers around her — see Developers, Writers, and First Jobs. In her post, she included a job description for a “Microsoft Programming Writer.” It’s kind of a mind-blowing description. Here’s what Microsoft is apparently looking for: You are comfortable Continue Reading »

A Technical Writer with Extra Privileges? Responding to a Question about Roles (Videocast)

Download in iPod format Jim from Iowa writes: I was doing some career research involving technical writing and stumbled upon your website.  I had a question about that sort of thing, and you seem like a good person to ask. To be frank, I have two main interests–writing and technology.  I love to read and write, but Continue Reading »