Ask The Content Wrangler Anything About Technical Communication and Your Future as a Practitioner

Join Ramesh Aiyyangar, Founder – and Institute of Technical Communicators of India for a discussion with technical communication expert, Scott Abel. Recognized as a Fellow by the Society for Technical Communication, Scott is technical communication evangelist and the founder of The Content Wrangler, a business consultancy specializing in helping organization develop advanced information development … Read more

Technical Writing – Challenges to be met and overcome

We all have heard a lot about challenges faced by technical writers. A lot has been written and discussed. There are books and courses where this subject has been discussed in detail. As a practitioner and someone who is practicing technical writing for 30+ years, I would like to share a few challenges that technical … Read more

Respect…invites success for technical writers

Once, at the Kingdom of Kashi ruled by King Brahmadatta, the royal priest Devdutt thought, “The King respects me a lot. All this respect and honour that I get, I don’t know whether it is because of my knowledge or because of my virtue and morality. I should find about it.” One day, while returning … Read more

Paying Obeisance to Goddess Saraswathi – Bestower of Intellect, Knowledge, and Wisdom

सरस्वति नमस्तुभ्यं वरदे कामरूपिणि ।विद्यारम्भं करिष्यामि सिद्धिर्भवतु मे सदा ॥ Learn as much as you can.  We should not stop learning.  We know that there is no end to learning.  The more we learn, the more we gain knowledge.  It is said that learning gives you knowledge and knowledge gives you power.  But, with all … Read more

How Shall I Set My Career in Technical Writing?

Technical writing career solutions for all – aspiring technical writers, students, freshers and experienced writers. Greetings! Today, we all are searching.  We are searching for something ‘big’, right job, right career, right day.  In fact, we are searching for the right time…to get started. We are mostly searching outside ourselves…in courses, colleges, universities, MNCs, industries, … Read more

Why Technical Writers Need to Learn to Ask Questions? 

“Question everything.” -Albert Einstein In technical communication, often technical material is difficult to follow. The jargon and unfamiliar terms make it incomprehensible. In such cases, complex technical materials seem like mirages. If we have to see through them, then we need to break them through their cause. The background that makes things appear frightening need … Read more

Is Technical Writing the Magical Ride of Your Life You Are Looking For? 

“Chase your passion, not your pension.” Denis Waitley For many aspiring or wannabe technical writers, technical writing is the stepping stone to turn their dreams into reality. After all, technical writing pays and pays good technical writers well. You are on the right track if you want to get started in technical writing or wish to … Read more