Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: Deborah Ray <debray -at- raycomm -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 10:22:08 -0700

Michele Davis wrote:
> What about a bullet item that is "writing"? We only were able to choose
> "massaging other's content," but some of us actually write from scratch and
> that's what we enjoy.

Whoops! In my previous message to the list, I inadvertently
forgot to include this bullet point:

* Drafting, structuring, or developing content

The complete poll is this:

What is your favorite part about being a technical

* Planning (e.g., initial research, estimating)
* Interviewing and working with SMEs
* Working with others on the docs team
* Experimenting with the product you are documenting
* Drafting, structuring, or developing content
* Editing or massaging content provided by others
* Doing DTP, illustrations, or page design
* Using new software (e.g., for Web page design)
* Navigating corporate political issues
* Other/none of the above

Participate in the poll and access results at

(And, for those of you who answer "Other/none of the above,"
what IS your favorite part of being a technical writer?)


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