5 FREE resources that got me into technical writing: Get ahead with 5

Many individuals asked me to help them become technical writers after I tweeted about my first payment.

While I may not be able to attend to each one individually, I am sharing the resources you need in this post.

1. Technical Writing For Beginners


Learn what is Technical Writing, How to get started and the writing process I use to write Technical Articles that clients want.

2. Technical Writing Course


Every engineer is also a writer.

This collection of courses and learning resources aims to improve your technical documentation. Learn how to plan and author technical documents. You can also learn about the role of technical writers at Google.

3. How Google's Technical Writing Course Helped Me Become a Better Writer


Google has a technical writing course that I recently completed and highly enjoyed. It takes roughly 4 hours and has some exercises along the way so you can test yourself.

I'm going to briefly explain what I learned from completing the course, and I'll summarize the best bits so you can get a good overview of what's covered.

We'll go over some grammar rules and linguistics for the English language, but I'll explain everything upfront so we're all on the same page. The only thing you need to complete the course is "a little writing proficiency in English," but "you don't have to be a strong writer."

4. Five steps to becoming a technical writer


If you enjoy writing and have a knack for condensing complex information, a career in technical writing might be for you. As a software developer, starting a career in technical writing (by the side) might be a beneficial decision for your career.

5.Technical Writing Fundamentals


The Technical Writing Fundamentals course is available to help both GitLab and community contributors write and edit documentation for the product. This course provides direction on grammar and topic design.

This class is not required to contribute to docs.gitlab.com. Everybody can contribute!

6. Remote Work & Internships for Developers, Designers and Technical Writers.

(Not FREE but affordable and worth your money)


In this collection, you are going to find:

  • 100+ platforms to find remote jobs and gigs for Developers, Designers, and Technical Writers.

  • Pay offered by each platform per article/piece for Technical Writing gigs. Additions and Lifetime Updates to the Collection.


In conclusion, there are many ways to earn in technology. And certainly, technical writing is one of the proven ways. However, it should be noted that it requires effort.

In this post, we've looked at the 5. Okay, six useful resources that helped me get into technical writing. I hope it helps you as well.