You're invited to an *online webinar on Wednesday, May 15*, focusing on
open source documentation. The webinar is hosted by Write the Docs AU and
Write the Docs India.
I'll be talking about Season of Docs, which is a Google program that I
think many APAC tech writers may find interesting. Season of Docs sets up a
framework for open source projects to invite technical writers to work on
the projects’ documentation for a few months. Technical writers bring their
documentation expertise to the open source project of their choice. In
return, mentors from the open source organisation help the technical writer
gain an understanding of their open source community, processes, tools, and
In my talk, I'll explain a bit about open source and docs. Then I'll
describe the format and goals of Season of Docs, including why tech writers
may want to take part. And I'll let you know how you can take part if
In the second talk of the webinar, Damini Satya will talk about her
experiences with open source projects.
Here's the meetup info for the online webinar:
Google's Season of Docs is at:
The FAQ page has a lot of good info.
Here's a blog post I wrote when the Season of Docs program was announced in
Please do ping me with any questions you may have.