Write Your Way to Riches: How to Make Money as a Technical Writer by Joseph Gregg

Write Your Way to Riches: How to Make Money as a Technical Writer

by Joseph Gregg

144 pages
Turn your writing skills into a profitable, money-making profession.

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About the Book

Write Your Way to Riches gives you comprehensive, step-by-step details on how to make money as a technical writer. Technical writing is one of the highest paid writing professions, and it's easy to get into.

You'll learn what background and skills you need to enter the profession and start making money. More importantly, you'll find out how to keep your skills up to date so that you stay employed.

You'll find out how to branch out into other areas of information design so that you make more money.

You'll also learn how to build a portfolio so that you increase your chances of getting the job.

If you're an experienced technical writer, you'll find out how to break into contracting, where the average salary is $72,000. You'll learn how to find agencies and companies that want your business.

Write Your Way to Riches gives you a comprehensive list of resources. The appendices contain job sources, schools that offer technical writing programs, Internet sites of interest to technical writers, tax and retirement information, insurance and investment information for contractors, books on technical writing, and much more.

Just listen to what readers have to say:

"Your self-published book is excellent and should be in the career libraries of offices like this across the country. I am certainly glad to add it to ours, both because it is well written and because it can open the eyes of communication majors and other folks to a great potential career field for them, technical writing. Thanks so much."
-- Bill Alberta, Director, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Center, Cornell University

"Write Your Way to Riches gives you an easy to follow format, realistic advice, and useful information, including a myriad of current educational and career resources. It's the perfect guide for anyone trying to break into technical writing."
-- Tammy St. Louis, Writing Professor, University of Massachusetts

"I read your book a couple of weeks ago ... it was really good. You had a good tone ... the reading went easily ... and you have lots of useful information. I've recommended it to a couple of people already."
-- Heather Johnstone, technical writer

 

 

About the Author

Joseph Gregg has worked as a contract technical writer, programmer, and software tester for ten years. His major clients have included Houghton Mifflin Company, Fidelity Investments, and State Street Bank and Trust.

Gregg graduated from Cornell University and received a techical writing certificate from the University of Massachusetts.

 

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