Have you ever stopped to consider why you chose your career path? Was it out of fear? Was it chosen for you? Was it the safe choice? Was it because you always wanted to?
If you’ve ever looked at a lot of modern writing, especially in either business or politics, you’ll know that it’s often anything but authentic.
If you’re considering being a technical writer, there are three essential skills which you need to have. That is if you want to write authentically. Today, I’m going to go over each of them, showing why they’re essential, as well as providing tips and suggestions on how you can improve if you’re light on in any one of them.
As you may, or may not, know, I briefly stopped freelancing a few months ago, when I took up a full-time software development contract. I felt that I wasn’t doing as well at freelancing as I should, and that something needed to change.