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I haven't seen Tom Clancy's name mentioned in this thread yet, but IIRC I
read somewhere that he is a former (recovering?) technical writer.
Meanwhile, Annamaria offers yet another illustration that graduate study in
literature goes against everything technical writers stand for.
Please note that I am _not_ anti-literature. In fact, I am the proud owner
of 36 semester hours of literature courses beyond the master's degree.
Literature is good for you, but deconstruction will mess up your mind.
> This makes perfect sense. I learned it in grad school in
> "Deconstruction"! Everything after the fact is fiction!(amp) So all
> writers (who record histories of "facts") are fiction writers! ; )))
> Larry Sanderson wrote:
> > All technical writers are fiction writers. It is inherent in the job.
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