Giving back – no minimalism here

“The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.”  ―Pablo Picasso In recent times, the world seems to be moving from one crisis to another. We’ve experienced the global pandemic. None could predict how quickly the pandemic would reshape the world. There have been dramatic changes … Read more

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

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

Thank You for Your Support and Encouragement

“Ubuntu“ An anthropologist studying the habits and customs of an African tribe found himself surrounded by children most days.  So, he decided to play a little game with them. He got cookies from the nearest town and put it all in a decorated basket at the foot of a tree. Then, he called the children … Read more

How to Make Your Values Make Your Career?

You are only good as your values. Core values are personal values that guide you when making important decisions and doing work. To develop your personal and professional goals, determine the values that are meaningful in your life. It can help you find jobs and companies that align with your ideals. For newbies, if you … Read more

How to Get Started with a Career in Technical Writing?

You are at the right place! Greetings. You’re probably wondering…  Who is this guy? Who am I? and Why do I have this website or what services I provide?  These two questions are important. The answers to these questions are all the more important to you and me as well. Who am I? And, the answer … Read more