Category Archives: research

Working with a New Subject Area

Today’s post comes courtesy of my friend Greg, who suggested I take on the “Challenges of, approaches to learning a new subject area / industry that you come in as a tech writer.” Given my rather diverse career path, th … Continue reading

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How to Recognize Cranks in Your Research

Ever get assigned a random market research task? You might be researching a new business area, current literature on a cutting-edge topic, or just performing a survey of the state of your industry. As you’re sifting through the electronic fever … Continue reading

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Applying Your Tech Writing Skills to Vacation

One thing being a technical writer did was give me a better, more targeted approach to research. This method of study isn’t limited to the content I learn on the job, it’s also useful for extracurricular activities such as vacation. … Continue reading

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Content Survey

I want to make this blog (and the in-progress book based on it) useful to you, my readers. To that end, I’m asking you to complete a survey regarding the content of the site. Your help would be appreciated!

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Book Update

It’s been a while since I’ve discussed the book, so I thought I’d provide a brief update. (This will also keep my buddy Kate the Coach from issuing me a caring but firm lecture. ๐Ÿ™‚ I am thinking, really!)

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