I was curious when I saw two job titles — Technical Writer and Content Writer. In my last job with a small publisher before I retired, we had no writers on the IT staff. I was ridiculed by my coworkers for writing user instructions with my software.

I was out 5 weeks for surgery. When I returned, one editor sent me this email, “I didn’t know how spoiled I was until you were out.”

A good technical or content writer delivers technical information in a form that a non-technical person can understand it. It seems that the content writer can add more fluff and fewer details.

Thanks for the comparison.

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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