Crosswords for technical writers

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If you’re looking to tease your brain during this holiday week, consider doing a crossword puzzle with a technical writing theme at the Crosswords blog. Never thought I’d see a puzzle with the clue “a family of transformational languages used to describe how to format … Read More

Put the drawing tools down!

Alan Pringle / Tools5 Comments

This list of technical writing myths has a decidedly DITA slant; I don’t necessarily like the idea of DITA driving what is and isn’t acceptable practice for technical writing. That being said, I endorse the information provided about myth #4: 4. The Callouts on Graphics … Read More

We’ve been localised

Alan Pringle / LocalizationLeave a Comment

Over the years, I have worked on manuals that were translated, and I have helped clients with their localization processes. Despite those experiences, I’ve never been part of a project in which US English was localized (well, localised) into UK English–until now. Cherryleaf has adapted … Read More