9 Technical Writing Tips Every Writer Needs to Know

Technical writing takes high-level details and explains them clearly and concisely to an audience.

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9 Technical Writing Tips Every Writer Needs to Know

Technical writing takes high-level details and explains them clearly and concisely to an audience.

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What is the Difference Between Compliment and Complement?

 

Compliment vs. Complement

The confusion between these two words is so common! There are a few of reasons for this:

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What is the Difference Between Compliment and Complement?

 

Compliment vs. Complement

The confusion between these two words is so common! There are a few of reasons for this:

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Test Your Error-Finding Skills

Each of the three short passages below has one error in the choice of a word. Can you find all three errors? Test your skills. Passage 1: Bishara’s most recent position was principal designer for Barton and Bloss. In the…

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Editors insure content matches audience readiness for it

My technical editing students are working on a developmental edit on some assembly instructions from Ikea. To help them make good recommendations, we’ve been discussing how to help content creators address the readers’ readiness for that content. Readiness is a concept borrowed from leadership research (the Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership theory) to describe how able and…

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Technical Writing for Engineers [The Ultimate Guide]


Engineers often believe technical writing to be highly-detailed documentation for fellow engineers. In fact,
technical writing is a style that takes complex information and clearly explains it to a specific audience.

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Technical Writing for Engineers [The Ultimate Guide]


Engineers often believe technical writing to be highly-detailed documentation for fellow engineers. In fact,
technical writing is a style that takes complex information and clearly explains it to a specific audience.

Read more

Let Me Sell You Some Assisted Living

Last week I went with two friends to visit an assisted living facility they were considering for their mother. A warm, welcoming man shook hands with us and led us into his office. As we entered, I noticed the door…

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Why a Curriculum on Writing to Build Relationships?

With Labor Day and the start of the new school year, I happened to read two articles that covered the difficult role of adjunct instructors: “The Adjunct Revolt: How Poor Professors Are Fighting Back,” published in 2014, and “In ‘Campus…

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