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Changing Careers: From Book Editing to Technical Editing

Written by Leslie Brown I wanted to be a writer for most of my life, but with a college degree in creative writing, it wasn’t easy to find a job or a career. I knew it was wishful thinking to think I might someday become a successful novelist or poet. So what then? My career as a book […]

Five Tips for Writing a User Manual

*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.* A successful user manual provides quick answers to questions that users might have about how to complete tasks. Technical writing focuses on the tasks along with the […]

How Technology is Making Us Lazy

Inspiration for this article came from David Dick at STC’s Notebook. Technology is making our life much more comfortable, and we are getting lazier. Here are some of the ways technology is making us lazy: You only visit friends or family on FaceTime or Skype. You wonder where someone is if they don’t answer their […]