Tag Archives: Technical Communication

The Question of Approach: One vs Many

As a seeker of information, I am like every other “user” or “audience” – I am like YOU, dear reader. I prefer to take the shortest or quickest path to the resolution. Much like you, I get petrified when I can’t find the shortest route. Much like you, I get petrified when I see unorganized or insufficient information. It’s as simple as that. This puts a lot of responsibility on the shoulders of technical communicators and user experience (UX) designers. Sadly, there is still no guarantee that we, the information seekers, would access the right information tidbit at the right time; or even if we do, we get to use it correctly. Continue reading

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The Write Stride: A Conversation with Your Writing Self

My first book on technical communication is available for pre-orders on Amazon. Secure your copy today and save 20%. The book releases on 6 June 2017. Credits: Book Cover: Mayukh and Vijay Nandula Foreword: Jitendra Sivamani Editors: Arun Dash and … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Book Blurb and Synopsis?

Both project the book to different sets of readers. A book blurb SHOULD NOT contain the conclusion because it is a sales pitch, while a synopsis is a 200-word version of the book itself. Here’s the elaborate version. Continue reading

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Which is the best and the most reliable technical content writing software for any technical content writer?

There isn’t one tool that I’d pinpoint as the best of all. But based on your organization’s standard processes, requirements, budget, delivery formats, and time at hand, you can still zero in on what software you require for your organization. Continue reading

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What Writing a Book for Children Taught Me

As a master weaver for the fabric of story, I can start by weaving my thoughts across in three sentences, and then expand the thought across the whole fabric. Continue reading

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Three Tips to Internationalize Content

There are also times when you generally refer to things from your own culture and expect others to know about it – unless you tell them about it. I’ve celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi ever since I was a child. But, to hear that this is a festival to celebrate the birth of the elephant-headed good was still weird for me. Still, the additional information helped my colleague explain our UK counterparts on what the festival was about. Continue reading

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