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: TW's who write fiction From:"Peter G. Martin" <peter -at- access -dot- com -dot- au> To:Ted Hornoi-Centerwall <wallink -at- nwlink -dot- com> Date:Mon, 25 Sep 2000 13:19:55 +1100
Ted Hornoi-Centerwall wrote:
> Perhaps the most famous writer who used to work as a technical writer, that
> I know of, is Thomas Pynchon. He worked in Seattle, for Boeing, although I
> think it was for only a year or so.
There's Orson Scott Card. If he isn't famous enough, he ought to be.
--peter -at- access -dot- com -dot- au -- Peter G. Martin,
Tech writer, Perl Thingy-er, pmartin1 -at- bigpond -dot- net -dot- au
mobile: 04 08 249 113 also peterm -at- zeta -dot- org -dot- au
Home page: http://www.zeta.org.au/~peterm
("Functionality" => Job chapter 35:verse 16 )