From the Back Cover
"Technical Writing For Dummies is a must-have reference for both the aspiring and seasoned technical writer." - Carol Szatkowski, CEO, Clear Point Consultants, Inc. "This book puts you on a good track for designing and writing documents your readers will really appreciate. It gives many useful tips (even for seasoned writers)." - Greg Bartlett, Director of Documentation of The Mathworks, Inc. and President of Society for Documentation Professionals "Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts does a remarkable job of balancing examples and practical advice as useful to those new to technical writing as it is to pros looking for ideas to apply to upcoming projects." -Tonya Price, former OpenAir.com Director of On-line Marketing and President, Association of Internet Professionals-495 Massachusetts Chapter
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Find out what it takes to produce terrific technical documents Whether you're contemplating a career as a technical writer or you just got tapped for a technical writing project, this friendly guide is your ticket for getting your tech writing skills up to par. Wordsmith Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts shows you step-by-step how to get organized, write clearly, and produce everything from spec sheets to online help systems.
Discover how to: Plan your project with a Technical Brief Fine-tune and polish your writing Work collaboratively with your reviewers Create great user manuals, awesome abstracts, and more Write first-rate electronic documentation
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About the Author
Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts runs business-writing seminars for Fortune 500 companies and is the author of several books, including For Dummies guides to business writing and business letters.