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While reading through the instruction manual or documentation for a new software or hardware, have you every stopped to think of the professional who wrote it … a Technical Writer?
Technical writers have to document systems, processes or product / software features in such a way that anyone reading the material can understand it with little or no additional outside help.
Technical writers may write or describe a very technical system to a general, less-than-technical audience.
At other times, technical writers may even write for a highly specialized, skilled or technical audience.