Providing Writing Guidance to Others

Summer is officially underway.  In the United States, summer means beach days, summer fruits and veggies, and summer reading lists.

As far as my summer reading list goes, it’s a smattering of books on technical communication topics.  And, in parallel to working my way through those books, I’ve taken up another activity.

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In Technical Communication, Templates and Style Guide Materials Must Also Evolve

As technical communicators, we often think about the information being presented and the format and style in which it will be presented.

But, once we’ve established a template and a workflow that supports it, we become unshakeable and steadfast in our adherence and use of those.

And those formats and styles work great for awhile…until they don’t.

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