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Mini-Quiz: 5 Ways to Write Your Way into Technical Writing

by Sean Hower (updated 14 March 2023)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Must you have an English degree to be a technical writer ?

It is a major requirement

Other applicable degrees are acceptable, if you have writing skills

Most employers prefer non-degreed people that will work for minimum wages

2. Why should you socialize with other writers?

It is a good way to make connections for jobs

You might be able to get them to do your work for you

Many of them are very good looking

3. What is good to have to prove your writing abilities?

A collection of ball-point pens

A high grade-point average

A portfolio of writing samples

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Technical Writing. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Try to be the best you can in your chosen profession

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Sean Hower lives and works in Sacramento, California as a technical writer.


TECHWR-L - Technical writer community

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Monster - Online employment ads

Society for Technical Communication

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