TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Subject:Re: OT: have you heard of this person? From:Mike Stockman <stockman -at- jagunet -dot- com> To:"William Swallow" <william -dot- swallow -at- aptissoftware -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 24 Feb 2000 16:38:13 -0500
Well, I had never heard of her either, but a web search on her name
yielded her personal home page (which includes a list of her
publications, including a book, "Writing Like an Engineer: A Rhetorical
Education," and some book chapters on writing):
It all looks very interesting... I'll have to look for her stuff myself.
Thanks for the tip.
On 2/24/00 2:14 PM, William Swallow (william -dot- swallow -at- aptissoftware -dot- com)
>I was recently working on a project when someone dropped a name that they
>just sort of assumed that I should know, but ... I've never heard of this
>person & no one around here has either. Am I missing something really cool
>by not having read her book or gone to one of her lectures?
>Her name is: Dorothy Winsor & she's a professor at Iowa State.