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You can listen to the I'd Rather Be Writing podcast on most podcast platforms. This category page lists all podcasts that I've recorded as part of my site, I'd Rather Be Writing. I've been recording and sharing podcasts for more than a decade, and though my consistency has fluctuated, I've always championed recording and sharing presentations and other conversations whenever possible.

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I also used to participated in the Write the Docs Podcast (which since fizzled) and post summaries of each episode here as well — see Write the Docs podcasts.

Recent podcast episodes

  1. Beyond 'parts' documentation: Moving towards systems thinking with developer portals

  2. Presentation recording: Specialization myopia syndrome and the content journey

  3. Podcast: All about Redocly, with founder Adam Altman

  4. Podcast about Archbee -- a new documentation tool with a block-based editor, API publishing capability, content re-use, and more

  5. Keynote presentation to STC India 2022

  6. [Podcast] Become a technical writer: conversation with Bobby Kennedy about the technical writing courses he offers

  7. MEGAComm recording: How to increase awareness of tech comm inside corporate walls

  8. Presentation recording -- 'Best practices in API docs: Product overviews and getting started tutorials'

  9. tcworld China 2021 keynote: 'Tech comm and marketing: How to make your tech comm group more visible to those within your company'

  10. Recording of 'Product overviews vs. getting started tutorials: striking a balance between read-first and try-first user behaviors'

  11. Videocast: Micro content and Flare -- Conversation with Kate Schneider

  12. The story behind Document360 -- podcast with founder Saravana Kumar

  13. Playing a product design role as a content designer -- podcast with Jonathon Colman

  14. A tip for doc reviews -- bring a list of questions

  15. Developer portal strategies for complex landscapes -- conversation with Kristof van Tomme

  16. API the Docs recording: How Trends in API Documentation Differ from other Tech Comm Trends

  17. WTD Australia event recording -- 'Remote discussion: Techcomm in the times of pandemic'

  18. "Building Great Documentation" -- WAPI FM radio hour

  19. My Knowledgebase Ninjas podcast episode -- "Metrics don't work"

  20. API The Docs Virtual Series 2020 -- Upcoming presentations and thoughts on the virtual format

  21. Are technical writers increasingly playing non-technical roles? Some thoughts on the evolution of technical writing roles

  22. Podcast: Users as producers of knowledge -- conversation with Nupoor Ranade about how tech writer roles are changing

  23. Tech comm podcasts are growing -- here's a list

  24. Webinar recording: How Trends in API Documentation Differ from other Tech Comm Trends

  25. Introduction to API documentation - Recording from Los Angeles API documentation workshop

  26. Podcast: How Paligo is filling a niche in the CCMS market for complex documentation, with Anders Svensson

  27. The Manuscript Podcast, with Breno Barreto -- Episode 2, How technical should a tech writer be?

  28. Podcast with Andrew Davis: Hiring API doc writers -- an inside look at fixing broken processes

  29. New podcast: Unifying Technical Content Sets into a Broader Ecosystem, with Cruce Sanders at [A]

  30. From API docs to developer portals

  31. Podcast: API Design and Usability with Arnaud Lauret (API Handyman)

  32. Podcast with Jacob Moses on the Not-Boring Tech Writer: Skill #26: Getting Started with API Documentation

  33. Podcast: Dealing with Project Overload -- Strategies to Manage Overflowing Documentation Tasks

  34. Podcast: 10 myths about API documentation

  35. Recording of Tech Comm Trends Presentation (STC Puget Sound chapter)

  36. Crash course in API documentation -- a one-hour video

  37. New video recordings of Raleigh API documentation workshop now available

  38. Corporate exodus narratives: A close look at the tension between the corporation and academia

  39. Recording and slides for my trends presentation at the Symposium for Communicating Complex Information (SCCI)

  40. How to become a 10X technical writer in the workplace

  41. How to motivate users to provide feedback: Show that you're listening to their input

  42. Site analytics from Jan 1 to Dec 31, 2018 -- are more engineers writing docs now?

  43. My podcast about writing with Ellis Pratt on Cherryleaf

  44. Recording for Menlo Park API documentation workshop now available -- and some thoughts on using cardioid versus omnidirectional microphones for recording

  45. New post in Simplifying Complexity series -- Principle 11: Be both a generalist and specialist at the same time

  46. How to avoid being a secretary for engineers

  47. Upcoming full-day API documentation workshop in Menlo Park

  48. Preferring technical acuity over specialized knowledge

  49. Tech comm podcasts roundup and survey

  50. If writing is no longer a marketable skill, what is?

  51. My conflicted thoughts about the decentralized web (while taking the Census of Technical Communicators survey)

  52. Articulating stories that influence product adoption (new article in Simplifying Complexity series)

  53. The relationship between academics and practitioners -- Podcast with Kirk St. Amant

  54. Reducing the complexity of technical language (new article in Simplifying Complexity series)

  55. Evaluating the user experience of documentation -- Podcast with Bob Watson

  56. Recording of API documentation workshop in Denver

  57. Recording of STC San Francisco presentation: Beyond mere endpoint reference — the overlooked content in API documentation

  58. Recording of OpenAPI and Swagger presentation (for STC and WTD San Diego)

  59. Recording of WTD South Bay presentation: Publishing tools for API documentation

  60. How to become a voracious reader

  61. How do you communicate user progress in a course without a Learning Management System (LMS)?

  62. Intro to API Documentation -- recording of presentation to STC Silicon Valley chapter on 11/20/2017

  63. The Untold Story of A Polish website about technical communication for technical writers, trainers, and translators

  64. SwaggerHub: A collaborative platform for working on OpenAPI/Swagger specification files, and more

  65. Has plain language deepened or ruined our delight in language?

  66. Discoveries and realizations while walking down the Docs-as-Code path

  67. Why Stack Overflow's Documentation effort failed -- a few thoughts from a technical writer's perspective

  68. Tech docs and Agile: Alternatives to integrating into engineering Scrums (Part 2)

  69. Tech docs and Agile: Problems with integrating tech writers into engineering Scrums (Part 1)

  70. Why simple language isn't so simple: the struggle to create plain language in documentation

  71. When the pain of ignorance exceeds the pain of learning

  72. Transparency in documentation: dealing with limits about what you can and cannot say

  73. Recording of my WTD Portland 2017 presentation on Building navigation for your doc site -- 5 best practices

  74. Recording of User-Centered Design Principles for Organizing Documentation

  75. Recording: Modern Technical Writing, by Andrew Etter (STC Silicon Valley chapter)

  76. Recording: Writing tech docs like a hacker with Jekyll

  77. Recording of Open Authoring -- Collaboration Across Disciplines presentation, by Ralph Squillace

  78. Saving Your Sanity Through Better Client Relations -- with Alisa Bonsignore

  79. How can technical writers thrive in agile environments? Event recording and details

  80. Recording of Let's Tell a Story -- Scenario-Based Documentation, by Matt Ness (STC Silicon Valley Presentation)

  81. Balancing the never-ending list of documentation to write with your natural interests and passions

  82. Presentation recording: Hunting for API developer documentation jobs in the San Francisco Bay area, by Andrew Davis

  83. The complexities of translation and the need for dynamic variables in the build process

  84. Will the docs-as-code approach scale? Responding to comments on my Review of Modern Technical Writing

  85. The Story of Paligo: A new browser-based CCMS with all the features you'd ever want

  86. Review of Andrew Etter's ebook on Modern Technical Writing

  87. Applying Tim Ferriss' 4-hour work week rules to tech comm projects

  88. Thoughts on Transforming Documentation Processes presentation at WTD: Evaluating the trend to treat documentation as code

  89. Context switching and efficiency -- Kanban to the rescue?

  90. Why Programming Sucks and the fallacy of documentation in the context of code chaos

  91. Thoughts on Documentation Avoidance for Programmers

  92. Presentation recording: Move Fast And ... Document Things? Lessons learned in building documentation culture at a startup, by Ruthie Bendor

  93. Presentation recording: Two Great Teams that Work Great Together: Bridging the Gap Between Documentation and Support

  94. Recording of 'Two great teams that work great together: Bridging the gap between documentation and support,' by Neal Kaplan at Write the Docs

  95. Recording of WTD presentation on Video Documentation, by Alicia Avrach

  96. Recording of STC-SV presentation on the Shape of a Modern Technical Communication Organization, by Sanborn Hodgkins

  97. 10 minute podcast on API technical writing with Ryan Weber on Stitcher

  98. Spec-driven Development with RAML -- presentation by Michael Stowe to STC Silicon Valley chapter

  99. Recording of Creating Documentation for Startups: Panel Discussion -- Write the Docs San Francisco

  100. Recording of Version Control, Writers, and Worfklows by Richard Mateosian

  101. Podcast: Spec-driven Development of REST APIs, with a focus on RAML -- interview with Michael Stowe

  102. Udemy podcast (with me) and infographic on technical writing

  103. Podcast: The divide between academics and practitioners -- Interview with Lisa Meloncon

  104. Podcast: How do design, length, and relevance affect how people use API reference docs -- interview with Bob Watson

  105. Listen to Ed Marsh's Content Content podcast with me as a guest

  106. The key to writing good documentation: Testing your instructions

  107. Introduction to technical writing -- slides and audio recording

  108. API Documentation presentation to East Bay STC chapter -- slides and recording

  109. Recording and slides from "Jekyll vs. DITA: Bridging the Gap Between Tech Comm and the Web" presentation

  110. Recording of API documentation workshop (REST and Javadoc) at tcworld India 2015

  111. Recording of Innovation in Technical Communication keynote at tcworld India 2015

  112. Podcast: The upcoming tcworld India conference on March 12-13, with Akash Dubey

  113. Best practices for API documentation -- podcast with Andrya Feinberg

  114. Survival strategies for API documentation -- slides and recording

  115. API workshop video + audio + slides + workshop files from TC Camp

  116. Moving from passive to reactive documentation -- recording of presentation by Greg Koberger, founder

  117. Podcast: Unifying the API doc publishing toolchain, with Mark Baker

  118. Podcast: Automating REST API documentation, with Peter Gruenbaum

  119. Learning how developers think, and other API doc insights: Podcast with Joe Malin

  120. Getting a job in API documentation: Podcast with Andrew Davis

  121. The Author Experience -- Interview with Rick Yagodich

  122. Slides and recording for "Perfecting the audio narration in instructional video" at Info Dev World

  123. API Doc presentation slides and recording (San Francisco STC chapter)

  124. Information Development World and the Customer Experience -- A Podcast with Scott Abel and Val Swisher

  125. Introduction to API documentation: Interview with Scot Marvin

  126. Lessons learned as a novice API technical writer -- Interview with Mary Linderman (podcast)

  127. Creating code samples for API/SDK documentation (webinar recording, slides, and audio)

  128. Recording of my STC Sacramento presentation -- Why users can't find answers in help material

  129. Videos and reflections from the 2014 Intelligent Content Conference

  130. Tobi Crabtree on Virtual Agents (Intelligent Content 2014)

  131. Val Swisher on Translation Without Borders at Intelligent Content 2014

  132. Noz Urbina on The Biological Imperative for Intelligent Content (Intelligent Content 2014)

  133. Mark Baker on Every Page Is Page One (Intelligent Content 2014)

  134. Rahel Bailie on the Language of Content Strategy (Intelligent Content 2014)

  135. Don Day on Connecting Intelligent Content with Micropublishing (Intelligent Content 2014)

  136. Theresa Putkey on Diagnosing and Solving Content Problems (Intelligent Content 2014)

  137. Kyle Wiens on gamification and iFixit / Dozuki at Intelligent Content 2014

  138. Sarah O'Keefe on The Many Facets of Content Strategy (Intelligent Content 2014)

  139. Marcia Riefer Johnston on Writing (Intelligent Content 2014)

  140. Tom Johnson on Blogging (Intelligent Content 2014)

  141. Recording of STC Berkeley presentation on why users can't find answers in help

  142. Recording and slides for "Why users can't find answers in help" presentation to STC Silicon Valley

  143. Recording of "Video Tutorials for User Assistance" (UA Europe Presentation)

  144. Recording of "Making Content More Findable When Users Browse and Search" (UA Europe Presentation)

  145. Podcast: Include It All, Filter It Afterwards -- Interview with Mark Baker

  146. Webinar Recording: Designing Quick Reference Guides

  147. Webinar Recording -- Organizing Help Content: Breaking Out of Topic-Based Hierarchies

  148. Podcast: Organizing Help Content: Breaking Out of Topic-based Hierarchies

  149. Podcast: Content Strategy and Agility, with Noz Urbina

  150. Podcast: A Practical Guide to Information Architecture, with Donna Spencer

  151. Podcast -- Visual Composing: Document Design for Print and Digital Media, with Jo Mackiewicz

  152. Podcast with Alan Houser -- Candidate for STC Vice President

  153. Podcast with Victoria Koster-Lenhardt -- Candidate for STC Vice President

  154. Podcast: Educational Programs and Workplace Practices

  155. Technical Writing Is More Than "Click This, Select That" [Podcast]

  156. Podcast: Finding and Creating Relevant Content -- Strategies for Social Media

  157. Podcast: Developing a Personal Voice in Audio (Intermountain-STC event)

  158. More Students Questions about Technical Writing

  159. Answers About the Field of Technical Writing for Students

  160. Podcast: From Overlooked to Center Stage (Overlooked)

  161. Podcast: “Anyone Can Write”: Changing Roles for Technical Communicators

  162. Podcast: Trends in Technical Communication

  163. Podcast: Ten Voiceover Techniques (PodcampSLC)

  164. Podcast: What's New in Flare 6 — Interview with Mike Hamilton

  165. Podcast: Documentation in the Cloud

  166. Podcast: Riding the Tide of Technical Communications Consulting

  167. Podcast on getting a job in technical writing (TW Job)

  168. Podcast: The Myth of Single Sourcing

  169. Podcast about the Podcast Poll

  170. Podcast on the seven deadly sins of blogging

  171. Podcast from BYU Idaho Professional Writing Panel

  172. Choosing Between Academic and Corporate Life: Did I Make the Wrong Choice?

  173. My STC Summit Blogging Presentation Is Free

  174. Information Overload -- Conversation with Ricardo Amigo

  175. Podcast with Anne Gentle about her Conversation and Community book

  176. Carcast: Friday Thoughts on Reading, Publish2, and Writer River

  177. Podcast on Content Strategy: Interview with Rahel Bailie

  178. Forms that Work – Interview with Caroline Jarrett (podcast)

  179. Blogging, Podcasting, and Screencasting: Eight Characteristics to Attract Devoted Followers [Part 2]

  180. Blogging, Podcasting, and Screencasting: Eight Characteristics to Attract Devoted Followers [Part I]

  181. Anne Gentle on her Forthcoming Book, Conversation and Community: The Social Web for Documentation

  182. STC Toronto's New Five-and-Five Chapter Model

  183. Richard Hamilton's XML Press Imprint

  184. Converting Readers from Casual Subscribers to Devoted Followers

  185. Madcap's Flare-DITA Solution (podcast)

  186. The State of Structured Authoring in Technical Communication (podcast)

  187. John Hedtke on Disaster Preparedness and Book Publishing

  188. GUI Magnets -- Prototyping User Interfaces with Simple Magnets

  189. James Bond: The History of the Illustrated 007 (Podcast with Alan Porter)

  190. Ginny Redish -- Letting Go of the Words (Podcast Interview at STC Summit)

  191. Introduction to Technical Writing (podcast)

  192. Managing Writers: Interview with Richard Hamilton (podcast)

  193. Jane's Presentation, Twitter for Business (podcast)

  194. Podcast -- Blogging for Technical Communicators Webinar (Part 2)

  195. Podcast -- Blogging for Technical Communicators Webinar (Part 1)

  196. Documentation Review Techniques (videocast)

  197. Podcast: Make Your Help Indispensable, Safeguard Your Job

  198. Screencasting -- Workflow and Presentation, by Collin Turner (Podcast)

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

  200. Top Technical Communication News for January 2009

  201. Podcast: Help Authoring with Doc-To-Help 2009, Interview with Nicky Bleiel

  202. Podcast: Technical Writing in Agile Environments -- Interview with Alyssa Fox

  203. Podcast: What Is the Technical Writer's Role in Interface Design? Interview with Bogo Vatovec

  204. Podcast: Debunking the Boredom Myth of Technical Writing

  205. Podcast: Personalities of Technical Communicators -- Interview with Deborah (Shapiro) Hemstreet

  206. Podcast: Repurposing Content for Multichannel Publishing (Single Sourcing)

  207. Podcast: Flare 4 -- Ten New Features, Interview with Sharon Burton

  208. Podcast: What's New in the Field of Technical Communication?

  209. Podcast: Using Video in Training and Documentation, Interview with Todd O'Neill

  210. Podcast: Analyzing Your Users and Needs Before Creating the Help Deliverables; Interview with Nicky Bleiel

  211. Podcast: How to Create User-Centered Documentation, Interview with Joe Sokohl

  212. Thinking About a More Personal Style of Podcasting

  213. Podcast: Workspaces, Collaboration, and Information Sharing -- Interview with Emma Hamer

  214. Podcast: Why Content Management Projects Fail, Interview with Rahel Bailie

  215. Podcast: How XML Enables Information Sharing and Reuse -- Interview with Joe Gollner

  216. Podcast: XSL, Flash, and Live Blogging -- Interview with Sarah O'Keefe

  217. Podcast: Document Engineering, Interview with Robert Glushko

  218. Podcast: Living Multiple Lives -- The New Technical Communicator, Interview with Noz Urbina

  219. Podcast: Embracing Wikis -- Interview with Stewart Mader

  220. Podcast: Moving 50,000 Pages of Unstructured Content to DITA

  221. Podcast: Leading Your Company into the Wikis, Blogs, and Social Networks of Web 2.0

  222. Podcast -- DITA: From the Perspective of Someone Actually Using It

  223. Podcast -- Social Networking and the Value of User Communities for Technical Communicators

  224. Podcast -- Transitioning from Technical Writing into Usability

  225. Podcast -- Tackling Godzilla: A Writer/Usability Consultant Reflects on the Largest Project of her Career

  226. My Blogging and Podcasting Presentation -- the MP3 and Video Recording

  227. Jing Screencast: Getting Up and Running with Jing

  228. Interview with STC President Linda Oestreich: Directions the STC Is Heading

  229. Going Beyond Technical Writing: Practical Advice for Diversifying Your Skillset -- Podcast Interview with Mark Hanigan

  230. All About Madcap Flare: Podcast Interview with Paul Pehrson, MVP in Madcap Software Forums

  231. The Impact of Social Media on Technical Communication -- Podcast Interview with Bill Albing

  232. Technical Communication Suite from Adobe -- Interview with RJ Jacquez

  233. Show Me Demos and Captivate -- Interview with Kevin Siegel

  234. Special DMN Communications Podcast with Tech Writer Voices (me): Are you Hurting Your Career By Not Blogging or Podcasting?

  235. Top 10 Worst Things SMEs Say or Do -- Interview with Brenda Huettner

  236. Building Online Communities: Interview with Svi Ben-Elya about

  237. Answering Tough Questions About Wikis -- Interview with Anne Gentle

  238. Usability Research Behind Microsoft's Ergonomic Keyboard

  239. Location is everything when it comes to getting information from SMEs — Carcast

  240. Virtual Ways of Communicating — Char James-Tanny

  241. Information Architecture: Organizing Chaos, Metadata, Taxonomy vs. Folksonomy, and the Dublin Core

  242. A New Approach: Tech Comm News

  243. Vista and Office 2007: Presentation by David McNamee from Microsoft

  244. Podcasting at the STC Conference: Reasons, Methods, and Reflections

  245. STC Conference: Jack Molisani on Trends in Technical Communication

  246. STC Conference: Geoff Sauer on, the Largest Tech Comm Index Online

  247. STC Conference: Rob Houser on Creating Nontraditional E-Learning

  248. STC Conference: Scott Abel on Web 2.0

  249. STC Conference: Ann Rockley on the Rockley Group Blog and a New CMS Report

  250. STC Conference: Chris Thompson on Searching for a Content Management System

  251. STC Conference: Caroline Jarrett on User Interface Design

  252. STC Conference: Whitney Quesenbery on the Five E's of Usability

  253. STC Conference: Harry Miller on Multimedia Documentation

  254. STC Conference: Stephanie Bryant on Videoblogging

  255. STC Conference: Mike Brazill on Writing for Developers

  256. STC Conference: John Daigle on RoboHelp 7

  257. STC Conference: Debbie Kennedy on Modular Writing and Reusability

  258. STC Conference: Joan Lasselle on Adopting Content Management

  259. STC Conference: Cindy Skawinski on Activity Diagrams (Uniform Modeling Language Artifacts)

  260. STC Conference: Adrienne Escoe on Recruiting

  261. STC Conference: Teresa Lipus, Snake River chapter, Southern Idaho and Eastern Oregon

  262. STC Conference: Deanne Levander, Twin Cities, Minnesota Chapter, and John Garison, Vermont

  263. STC Conference: Laurel Bowen, Oakridge Tennessee Chapter

  264. STC Conference: Brad Simmons, Ames, Iowa

  265. STC Conference: Michael Gernes, Central Iowa STC Community

  266. Leadership Day: Jackie Damrau, Dallas, Texas, and Rachel Houghton, Willamette Valley, Oregon

  267. Leadership Day: Jeanette Rogers, Seattle, Instructional Design & Learning SIG

  268. Leadership Day: Lorrie Corbett, Philadelphia Metro Chapter

  269. Leadership Day: Hillary Hart, Austin Chapter

  270. Leadership Day: Todd Race, Toronto chapter, Canadian Issues Group

  271. Leadership Day: Dan Dornbrook, Chicago Chapter

  272. Leadership Day: Melanie G. Flanders, China; Beau Cain, Director 8

  273. Leadership Day: Paul Sinasohn, Berkeley Chapter, California

  274. Leadership Day: Holly Harkness, Al Hood, and Howard Speck — Atlanta Chapter

  275. Leadership Day: Rhevati Sampath and Wendy Tung, Berkeley Chapter, California

  276. Leadership Day: Kelly Schrank & Lou Martindale — Mid-South Chapter in Memphis and Suncoast Chapter in Tampa

  277. Leadership Day: Sue Kloster, Willamette Valley Chapter, Oregon

  278. Creating Help in the Web 2.0 Age — Presentation by Neil Perlin

  279. Special Announcements: Add your blog to wiki, and also support Tech Writer Voices

  280. Presentation on Writing and Web 2.0 by Keith Hoffman — Given at the University of Wisconsin

  281. Wikis Are Coming: An In-Depth Exploration of Using Wikis in Documentation — Interview with Katriel Reichman (Israel)

  282. A Few Conversations at Doc Train — User Personas, Data Conversion, and Simplified Technical English

  283. My First Carcast: Driving Home from Vancouver After the Doc Train Conference

  284. Managing Virtual Teams: Getting the Most from Wikis, Blogs, and Other Collaborative Tools — Interview with the authors

  285. Interview with George Hayhoe, editor of Technical Communication Journal, on Technical Writing in China and Korea

  286. Defining Experiences: Five STC Candidates Share Influential Stories from the Tech Comm Field

  287. Making Help More Human, and other discussions

  288. Susan Burton Provides an Inside, In-Depth Look at STC's Most Pressing Issues

  289. Special STC Elections Podcast: Interview with Nicky Bleiel, Candidate for Director

  290. Is Technical Writing Boring? Tech Writers as Information Architects

  291. Online Communities, Member Maps, Virtual Chats, Sparkpeople, Intercom, and More

  292. Review of Word 2007, Tool vs. Industry Experience, the Slow Movement, E-mail Tips, and More

  293. First Cohost Podcast — A Natural Conversation about Technical Writing

  294. Discussion about RoboHelp 6 — Interview with Rick Stone

  295. How to Create a Site Where Users Can Actually Find Information — Interview with Thom Haller

  296. Ten Lessons Learned as a Technical Communicator — Interview with Rahul Prabhakar

  297. Mike Hamilton Gives Flare Demo to the Suncoast Chapter

  298. The Convergence of Web 2.0 with Help Documentation — Tom Johnson

  299. Understanding Principles of Usability, Part 2 — Karen Bachmann

  300. Understanding Principles of Usability, Part 1 — Karen Bachmann

  301. Keith Hoffman Interviews Susan Burton, Exec. Director of the STC

  302. Web 2.0, CMS, and DITA — Interview with Ann Rockley

  303. How to Increase Collaboration and Performance — Interview with Emma Hamer

  304. Technical Writing in India — Interview with Sandeep Balakrishna

  305. Another Perspective on Single-Sourcing — Interview with Sarah O'Keefe

  306. How To Create a Usable Index — Interview with John McGhie

  307. Podcasting 101 — by Tom Johnson

  308. How to Implement Single Sourcing — Interview with Neil Perlin

  309. Joomla, an Open-Source Content Management System Solution — Interview with Sean Wheller about Joomla

  310. Knowledge Management and Technical Writing — Janet Foley

  311. Flare 2.0 and MadCap Software — Interview with Mike Hamilton

  312. Content Management Professionals — Interview with Scott Abel

  313. Writing for the Web — Ian Koss, Founder of

About Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson

I'm a technical writer / API doc specialist based in the Seattle area. In this blog, I write about topics related to technical writing and communication — such as software documentation, API documentation, visual communication, information architecture, writing techniques, plain language, tech comm careers, and more. Check out my API documentation if you're looking for more info about that. If you're a technical writer and want to keep on top of the latest trends in the field, be sure to subscribe to email updates below. You can also learn more about me or contact me. Finally, note that the opinions I express on my blog are my own points of view, not that of my employer.