The primary objective of technical writing is to inform and instruct users in performing
a task or process or to acquaint them with a product. Technical documents are supposed to provide complete information on a product or system, albeit spread out in different formats e.g. PDF, HTML and document types – user manuals, operation guides.
The goal of writing is to convey complex information in a simple, understandable, and user-friendly formats to capture the interest of readers. Check this blog on 7 deadly sins of technical writing.
The basic difference between technical writing and creative writing is captured in this infographic.