Technical writing – science or art?

Technical writing - science or art

It’s a question we hear sporadically here at Armada on the Technical Writing, RoboHelp, FrameMaker and Flare training courses we run – do we class the profession we’re in as science or art? Are technical authors scientists or artists? Some people have strong opinions on the subject; and of course not everyone agrees. The question is related to another which provokes even more discussion – what’s more important, the content or the aesthetics?

Have you got an opinion? Probably! See if it matches mine…

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