Jane Dards

Technical writer offering documentation, editing, website and publication solutions
Jane Dards

Technical writing

Jane Dards is an award-winning freelance technical author with over 20 years’ experience of writing and editing user and reference documentation for a wide range of clients. She is an experienced user of Microsoft Word and Framemaker (to Version 7), and is based in Caersws in mid Wales.


  • Winner of the ISTC Documentation Award 2004 Class 1A (printed documentation), for the RMSflowsim User Guide written for Norwegian client Roxar
  • Author of a series of articles on using Framemaker, published in the ISTC magazine Communicator in 2004 and 2005
  • Former freelance Tutor for the ISTC Open Learning Course on Technical Communication Techniques
  • PhD and BSc (Biology)

Editing, website and publications solutions

Jane also offers affordable copywriting, editing, website and publication solutions to local companies and organisations. She has created a number of simple websites, including:

In addition, she has also been involved in maintaining and contributing to other websites, such as Mid Wales Arts Centre and Powys Arts Forum.

Contact Jane for:

  • Typing, copywriting, copy-editing, proof-reading and layout for documents
  • Laser-printing short-run documents such as concert programmes

Discounted rates available to not-for-profit organisations.



For more information, email Jane at jane@janedards.co.uk, or call 01686 689082.



(c) Jane Dards, 2013