Tag Archives: Technical Writing

From Micropoetry to Tech Comm: Connecting the Dots

There exist some common threads for micropoetry and technical communication, after all. Continue reading

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Don’t Redesign

In most cases, all you need to do is progressively improve the things under the skin, rather than get a new skin. Continue reading

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Be Content with Content

As I continue to choose a (better) combination of tools and methodologies, I continue to steer farther away from the focus on the content. We have complicated the process of creating and managing that content. What’s the way out? Continue reading

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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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