A documentarian is someone who makes documentaries, right? That's what I've always thought and my favorite dictionary agrees with me, which makes it an excellent dictionary. Some time ago, however, I came across a group for writers called Write the Docs – a "global community of people who care about documentation." Just a suggestion... The people call themselves documentarians. I get … Continue reading Advice for writers: Don’t call yourselves something else
Tag: Technical writing
What do documentarians do?
Some people who write documentation call themselves documentarians (6 syllables), leading me to conclude that they produce documentaries and like to use long words. To say they are documenters (4 syllables) would be more concise. What they do is document stuff. I generally use writer. ~ B.J.
How many clicks is too many?
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