This page is for Web pages and other resources that are related to technical
writing in general and that don't fit onto the other pages in this site.
Other resources lists
- The Editorial Eye,
"The Eye is a resource for writers, editors, designers,
project managers, communications specialists, and everyone else who
cares about contemporary publishing practices".
information about information design
- RhetNet A
CyberJournal about writing and rhetoric
- The Slot, a spot for copy editors,
by Bill Walsh. The Sharp
Points articles are particularly good
- Technical Editors Eyrie, produced
by Jean Weber, a website for technical editors to "share knowledge,
experiences and resources, and demonstrate to writers, managers and
others the wide range of knowledge and skills technical editors have
Interface Design at www.smalltalk.org
- 03/17/02 Worst
Manual Contest, how not to do it!
- Writer's Block quarterly
newsletter about technical writing and documentation issues
- Writers Write, resources for
freelance writers, editors, and publishers
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Other Resource Lists
- About.com FreelanceWriting,
formerly the Guide to Technical Writing
- 03/17/02 EServer Technical
Communications Library, a database-driven site that bills itself
as " the most comprehensive TC web portal, built for stu"dents,
professionals and enthusiasts of technical, professional and scientific
communication." Their billing is probably correct. As well as being
comprehensive, they provide ratings and descriptions of resources. Recommended.
- Gary Conroy's Technical Writing
Site. Conroy was the guide for the Technical Writing site on About.com
before they closed it. There is a lot of useful content here, as well
as links to other sites and resources. Recommended.
- Desgning Onlnine Documentation Course
Resources and Online-Help
Development Resources, large list of resources for an online documenation
course given at Austin Community College by David A. McMurrey
- Editor's and Writers' Toolkit,
large resource list for "anyone who writes, edits, or checks facts",
by Kathleen McFadden
Writing Resources Page, compiled by Dr. Randall Hansen
- The Journalistic Resources
Page, Links to free on-line resources designed to serve scholars,
journalists and other professionals.
- Nelson H. F.
Beebe's Home Page, contains an extensive list of bibliography collections
on the Net, as well as links to HTML/SGML tools, Postscript fonts, digital
libraries, and other similar topics.
- Online Reference
and Reading Sites, resources for web publishing and international
technical communications, compiled by Nancy Hoft
- Resources for Technical
Writers and Trainers, an online magazine "designed to help
technical writers, trainers, and courseware developers do their jobs
Tech Writer's Assistant. Aimed at individuals new to the field,
the site covers a broad range of topics, including the kinds of jobs
tech writers do, the types of documents they create, the skills they
need to be successful, and more
- 07/20/01 Technical
Communication Resources for Technical Communicators, by Stephanie
Copp, an instructor at George Brown College in Toronto, contains resource
material and links
Communication: What, Why, and How, maintained by Joe Chew
- TECHWR-L home page of the
techwr-l mailing list, maintained by Eric and Deborah Ray of Raycomm.
This is another content-rich site, with much of the content coming from
discussions on the techwr-l mailing list. Recommended.
- Text and Subtext, Carl
Stieren's Resources for Technical Communicators
- Virtual Library
Writers' Resources on the Web
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Keith Soltys -- keith@soltys-DELETETHIS.CA