Categories: Work, Technical Writing

Still waiting

May 1st, 2009
It's becoming increasingly difficult to focus on writing. Plans are still being talked over, and that's all we know. And I can't even explain what's going on. A generally accurate summary would be: If a group upstairs picks choice B, my services (and th… more »


April 30th, 2009
So I'm still waiting for news. Apparently, plans are being discussed, at higher levels than those to which I am privy. Oddly, I have little motivation to start any long-term projects (which, of course, is what I planned to work on for this sprint). Inst… more »

I guess I was asking for trouble

April 28th, 2009
A few weeks ago, I realized that I'm finally getting close to breaking my record for length of employment at a single company (3 years, 9 months). I'd match the record by July. Of course, it's not really fair to say that I was completely optimistic… more »

What's my line (part 2)?

March 10th, 2009
So, back onto the topic of "what the hell does my job involve?". So far, the Web Style Guide is probably the best-all around book that I've read. It summarizes Information Architecture, usability, project planning, and, of course, web page design an… more »

What's my line?

January 20th, 2009
For 13 1/2 years now, I've been employed as a technical writer. By half a dozen companies (and one consulting job), and writing damn near every type of software doc possible. But in my current position, "technical writer" doesn't cover my role or respon… more »