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Writing for Software Developers

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This guide is composed of three acts. First, we will walk through the entire process of writing an article, from pitch to content, editing to publication. Next, we will explore the process in action with three full sample articles. Finally, we will discuss the business of writing and how to turn your newfound confidence in the article- writing process into a profitable sid ...more
Published May 12th 2020 by Philip Kiely & Company
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Greg Stoll
Jul 25, 2020 rated it liked it
It's a good look at how to write technical articles/columns and how to get published. This wasn't exactly what I was looking for (my fault for not reading the description more closely!), but it does have interesting interviews from people like Matt Levine, Patrick McKenzie, Cassidy Williams, and...some other people I haven't heard of. I wouldn't mind getting into this business at some point, and I'll come back to this when I do! ...more
Jul 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The book is really good. I learned a few interesting things about writing technical tutorials like preparing outlines, creating a model of perfect readers, and adjusting articles for them.
Michal Zalecki
Oct 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
I would like to learn more about the process of writing but it's well worth it for technical authors. You might look elsewhere if you want to learn about promoting your content. Read the full review. ...more
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Philip Kiely is a programmer, writer, and entrepreneur. He is the author of Writing for Software Developers (2020). Philip holds a B.A. with honors in Computer Science from Grinnell College. ...more

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