The Society for Technical Communication (STC) offers this definition of technical writing: “the process of gathering information from experts and presenting it to an audience in a clear, easily understandable form.” It can take the form of writing an instruction manual for software users or detailed specifications for an engineering project—and myriad other types of writing in technical, medicine, and science fields.
Technical writers explain things. I take complicated concepts and break them down into easy-to-understand pieces. I organize information so it flows logically.
- End-User Manuals
- Quick-start Guides
- Medical and Scientific Papers
- Technical Documentation / Technical Reports
- Technical Corporate Reports
- Feasibility Studies
- Research Results