Policy and procedures come in different forms: half-page statements, one page flowcharts, and long sets of instructions are three examples. Just as there are all kinds of policy and procedures, so there are different kinds of policy and procedure writers. Each has a unique set of skills and experience, and they tend fall into common… Read more »
Modern-day software technical communication comes in many different forms. Developer portals, knowledge bases, instruction guides, onboarding guides, online Help, and UI text are just some examples. Just as there are all kinds of technical communication, so there are many kinds of technical communicators. Each technical communicator has a unique set of skills and experience, we… Read more »
Here’s a playlist, from the Cherryleaf Podcast, on starting your career as a Technical Author.
For Episode 50 of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we look at the reasons why technical communicators join their professional bodies.
Is there a trend toward specialisation, and is this driving up the value of technical knowledge instead of writing skills? We talk to Tom Johnson, who is well known for his website idratherbewriting.com