Career as a Technical Writer
Have you ever seen the booklet than came with your desktop PC or your laptop? Or maybe the Xbox or Playstation? Such descriptive written and graphic materials play alongside every gadget/car/software etc. or any type of product that needs specific description for the users. These are written by specialized Technical Writers. Some others are specialized in healthcare software or even agricultural machinery. Anything you can think of. Some even work on trans-language projects viz. translations. Or even government agendas, action plans and policies. Whenever technical information is conveyed in writing at work, it is, by definition, technical writing. Even, resume writing is a type of technical writing and is a high-selling business. The booming roles are, although, in software development, engineering and healthcare for which you do not really need to know computer programming per se but have a hang of it at least. Whether or not you are a convincing and compelling writer, you may excel as a Technical Writer as today writing is about predefined structure and run on minimalist principles! Let us get a closer look at who Technical Writers are, what they do, how they do it and how to become one.