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Thinking Like a Reader: An Essential Part of Technical Writing

22nd February 2012 Posted in Blog, Documentation 2 Comments

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A common trouble with technical writing is the ability of the writer to connect to the end user.  Because many technical writers are already experts in the field, they might not be able to approach the information from a completely new perspective, leaving readers feeling lost or confused.

But there are many ways in which a technical writer can ensure the writing addresses the thinking ability of the reader. Here are just a few:

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