Category archive: Tech Writing

Misleading graphs

I've seen several potentially misleading graphs in articles lately, so here's a reminder of a couple of common y-axis issues:... (More...)

Why I dislike Markdown

For those unfamiliar with it: Markdown is “a text-to-HTML conversion tool”—or, to put it another way, a simplified way to... (More...)

Attention to detail

Note to people applying for jobs: It's probably not a good idea to say, in your cover letter or resume,... (More...)

Some recommendations on applying for tech writer jobs

I've interviewed a lot of tech writer candidates in my past few jobs, and it occurs to me that it... (More...)