Increasing Demand For Technical Writers Ensures Above Average Pay

March 13th, 2014 by

There are probably millions of people around the world who dream of becoming the next Ernest Hemingway or William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, the reality is that only the best of the best ever manage to make a full-time career in this very competitive field.  Luckily, there are other options for those who love writing. One of them is a career as a technical writer. The job of a technical writer is to translate difficult-to-understand technical language into laymen’s terms so that people who are not technically inclined can understand it.[...] Read More...

How to Become a Technical Writer Online

October 8th, 2013 by

Technical Writer Although most people think of a writer as someone who spends their time crafting magazine articles or perhaps novels, the reality is that the world of writing is a lot more diverse. Every time that you read an instruction manual or perhaps even the back of a cereal box, remember that someone, somewhere, made a living by writing those words for you to read.[...] Read More...

Your Guide to Becoming a Technical Writer

January 10th, 2013 by

Technical WriterAlthough most people are aware of what a writer does, not as many people know about technical writers. Unlike those who write magazine articles or novels, a technical writer is someone who turns technical and advanced data into something that can be easily understood. Technical writers are the people who write instruction manuals for complicated devices, grant proposals for nonprofit agencies and even contracts for mergers and acquisitions. In a nutshell, working as a technical writer is very focused and detailed work. While it requires extensive communication skills and a detail-oriented personality, it does not typically need much creativity or artistic license.[...] Read More...