Lin Laurie

Does Topic-Based Authoring Help Readers As Much As It Does Writers?

*Due to web issues, we lost information on who authored this piece.  If this is your work, please let us know and we will give you publishing credit.* Many large companies have adopted a modular, topic-based approach to technical documentation. This is mainly because content can be reused in various ways from a single source, […]

Technical Writing Tools: Help Authoring

*Due to web issues, we lost information on who authored this piece.  If this is your work, please let us know and we will give you publishing credit.* The most common reason for a user to look at an online help file is to find an answer to a specific question. The most important aspect […]

A Guide to Careers in Technical Writing

By Allan Hoffman To some people, any job with the word “writer” in the title looks like it must be a blast — the next best thing to working on episodes of “Mad Men.” If spotting the job title Technical Writer in your job search whets your appetite to learn more, here’s a guide to […]