Also check out FAQ: Tech Writing
What? You’re not freelancing these days?
It’s true. I’ve taken a full-time position, and they’re keeping me busy. I might have some room for the occasional film/script project these days, but that’s about it.
You document APIs and write non-technical copy? How’s that work?
I’m also credentialed to teach creative writing to college students—go figure.
There is a unifying theme in all the writing I do: knowing the audience, putting thought into what the reader needs to know, and honing in on that essential information.
We’ve been meaning to get someone working on this, but it sort of slipped through the cracks and now we’re really behind. Does that freak you out?
Nope. Let’s look at what you’ve got, what you need, and how to get from here to there.
Sounds like you like crazy deadlines or something. What is wrong with you?
I do appreciate the heck out of a well-planned project, being involved with a team as they develop the product. But I also know things don’t usually work like that, and that’s fine, too.