In this podcast, we look at the job of a Technical Author/Technical Communicator, and how you can start your career.
As a technical communicator, sometimes it can be hard to explain to others what it is you do. In the olden days, it was simpler: you could say you wrote manuals. Then, in more recent times, you could say you wrote online Help and manuals. Today, there can be uncertainty of what is and isn’t technical… Read more »
For the ISTC’s YouTube Channel, Ellis Pratt (Cherryleaf) is interviewing a number of technical communicators. Here is Adrian Warman (IBM Cloudant): Here is Brian Harris (Red Gate Software): There’ll be more interviews in the coming weeks.
We’re planning to carry out a number of videoed interviews with a range of Technical Authors this week. This is to help promote the profession. We’ll be asking questions such as what their role is inside their companies, and how they became a Technical Author. The videos will be uploaded to the YouTube Channel for the Institute of… Read more »
One of the most common questions we’re asked is how to become a Technical Author.