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Technical Writing or Report writing has the same goal as any novel: to be read, enjoyed and recommended to be read by someone else, and someone else and someone else. . .

The place where non-technical writers fail miserably is when trying to create a technical document while having little understanding of their topic. One cannot simply “fill-in” a story using big, scientific, engineering, medical words and concepts. The document needs a spirit that will talk to, not at, the reader. Think of the last time you tried to follow an instruction-sheet for something like a new “set-back thermostat.”

MA Sala is a Engineering Physicist, a scientist, that knows how to talk to people; can be a geek and the life of the party. Can take your technical, scientific, medical document and breathe into it a life so, at the end, there will be no question as to its mission, design or application.

Typical applications are:

  1. Pre-Patent Application– the document that the inventor gives to the Patent Agent or attorney. Although highly competent at their trade, patent attorneys can be profoundly non-technical, and if you don’t spell it out, they may not ask and you will lose potential patent rights. Engine Exhaust Gas Reactor
  2. Engineering Reports – why something failed, worked or should be done
  3. Service Manuals – how to fix something when you weren’t lucky enough to have the “inside-track” at the factory
  4. Project Proposals – “I want to do this project, but here is why you need to fund me”
  5. Failure Analysis – It broke and here’s why and how we can prevent it from happening again
  6. Testimony – Convincing a non-technical audience that someone is or is not at fault for a loss of life, limb or property due to design, maintenance or criminal negligence
  7. Policy and Procedure – This is why we do it this way and this is how you will do it. An example is JACHO in the hospital environment or How to Clean the Ultrasonic Disrupter, V1
  8. User’s Manuals – How to properly and effectively operate a tool, machine, device or system
  9. This list is non-exhaustive.

A nondisclosure form must be signed-off before any work is completed.

Rate is typically $150/hour - for non-contract situations.