Murder by metaphor

Alan Pringle / Humor2 Comments

The Shanghai Tech Writer blog has a hilarious list of awful metaphors written by high school students. These gems include: Her face was a perfect oval, like a circle that had its two sides gently compressed by a Thigh Master. Long separated by cruel fate, … 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