Category Archives: instructional design

Reader Response: Structuring Complex Instructions

Today’s post is a response to an instructor friend’s response to my call for topics (Reminder: I’ll take them from strangers, too!). Jane’s initial question was: “Do you have anything on there on how to structure complex sets of instructions?” … Continue reading

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Reader Response: Tech Writing in the Hospitality Industry

Today’s post was born out of a response to a reader who wishes to remain anonymous (FYI, I did receive her permission to share this as long as I didn’t include her name). Nice to know you folks think I … Continue reading

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Rereading Your Content

My primary job these days comprises writing and editing training and development materials. Every 3-6 months, the customer makes changes to the content, which can affect specific presentation slides or whole sections of the training materials. Accepting the changes is … Continue reading

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Reader Response: Is Technical Writing for Me?

This week I received an email from Camille, a reader who is a recent transplant to the U.S. who is hoping to make the jump from education to technical writing. Her message and my reply can be read below.

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