Freelance Technical Writing
What kind of people are technical
A surprising number of people are
involved in technical writing. The
engineer, the marketing executive,
the PR consultant and the quality
manager all need words that describe
things in simple terms.
Sometimes, they write the text
themselves; and we get many
engineers on the course who want to
hone their skills.
But managers often hire a freelance
writer to write the words; and it is
the would-be freelance who often
enrolls on the Diploma course.
The advantages of being a technical
There are many advantages to being a
technical writer. If you're a
freelance, you can build a close
relationship with the firms you work
for, and they may give you work over
The projects are often large,
extending over many days or weeks.
This means a larger flow of income
You can work from home, and fit your
work around your other commitments.
Your work may be read by thousands,
even millions, of people. And
technical writing puts your writing
skills to use. Think how nice it
would be do enjoyable work, and be
paid for it.
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