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MindTouch Webinar Q & A and Recording

The questions and answers from the March 4, Managing Writers webinar have now been posted at: Managing Writers Webinar Q&A.

A recording of the webinar is available from MindTouch at: Managing Writers Webinar Replay.

The MindTouch Webinar Series continues with Ann Rockley, Creating a Content Strategy for Support Centers on [...]

Managing Technical Writing Teams: Webinar and Book Giveaway

Webinar sponsored by Mind Touch and featuring XML Press author Richard L. Hamilton, interviewed by Scott Abel. Free copy of Managing Writers to first 50 people to sign up. [...]

Free eBook sample chapter: Managing Writers

To celebrate the upcoming (January, 2010) eBook release of Managing Writers: A Real-World Guide to Managing Technical Documentation, we are releasing a free sample chapter in ePub, Mobi, and PDF formats.

The sample chapter, “Measurement and Metrics,” discusses the impact of measurement on employee performance, strategies for dealing with metrics, and practical suggestions for [...]

Documentation Plan in DocBook Form

Updated to fix broken link, 04 October 2009

One of the more popular pages on the XML Press website has been the documentation plan template from the book, Managing Writers: A Real-World Guide to Managing Technical Documentation. That template is now available as a DocBook XML file.

The template in all formats, [...]

Tom Johnson interviews author of Managing Writers

Tom Johnson just posted a podcast of an interview with Richard Hamilton, the author of Managing Writers: A Real World Guide to Managing Technical Documentation, at http://idratherbewriting.com.

The interview ranges across many of the topics discussed in the book, including hiring, motivating, evaluating writing samples, planning, and lots more. If you are interested in the [...]