What skills does a technical writer need?

Technical writers come from a variety of backgrounds and can have a diverse skill set. In this post, I’ll look at some of the skills you should look for in a technical writer. (It may also help if you are a different kind of writer and are wondering if you could...

Who hires technical writers?

In the UK, technical writers are hired by organisations in many industries. Judging by the various job boards, software and engineering companies are still the main employers of tech writers. Now and again, I’m contacted by someone who is interested in becoming...