Re: Not Technical Enough

Subject: Re: Not Technical Enough
From: Michele Davis <mdavis -at- bitstream -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2000 20:09:50 -0500

Whoa baby! I took enormous offense to this post from Dan, I happen to have a BA
in English Lit, with a minor in French (yup, pretty fluent) and Cinema (a total
movie hound), an MA in English Lit, and an MFA in Creative Writing. On top of
that I am a highly paid, incredibly successful technical consultant. Did you
read that? Technical consultant. I write fiction on the side and make meager
amounts of money for my hysterically funny stories, but my bread-n-butter comes
from being highly technical and being able to break down technical concepts for
people that are technically-phobic. Argh! Narrow minds equals what??? Isn't a
liberal arts education supposed to set you up for anything? My ex had a degree
in psychology and ended up as a programmer/project lead for Postal, but he can't
even remember who Pavlov was...


michele e. davis
612-824-3516 voice
612-824-3518 fax

> > The English Lit majors will be out on the street,
> > wishing they'd
> > settled for an academic sinecure or editing
> > position.

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