Re: Technical writers who are also fiction writers

Subject: Re: Technical writers who are also fiction writers
From: "Gerry Bourguignon" <gbourgui -at- opentext -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L list'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 10:58:04 -0400

Becca Price <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

>--- Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com> wrote:
>> Not quite what was asked, but for what it's worth:
>>
>> For some reason, a lot of science fiction writers have worked
>> as tech writers at one time or another. Two that come to mind
>> right away are Gene Wolfe and Philip Jose Farmer.
>
> to be precise, Gene Wolfe was a technical editor.

I'm sure it's been mentioned on this list before, but I believe that Robert
Pirsig once worked as a technical editor too. I seem to recall that he
alluded to that in "Zen and the Art...".

Gerry Bourguignon
Open Text Corporation
http://www.opentext.com





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