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
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.
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"Your self-published book is excellent and should be in the career
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it can open the eyes of communication majors and other folks to
a great potential career field for them, technical writing. Thanks
-- 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
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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.
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-- Heather Johnstone, technical writer