Re: OT: Tech writers and cookbooks

Subject: Re: OT: Tech writers and cookbooks
From: jgarison -at- ide -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 13:08:30 -0500


Count me in ...

I already know what my entry will be ... my aunt Shirley's Duck Gumbo.

The recipe begins:

Day One:
.
.
.

How's THAT for setting expectations right off the bat!



-----Original Message-----
From: Jo Baer [mailto:jbaer -at- mailbox1 -dot- tcfbank -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 10:59 AM
To: TECHWR-L
Cc: TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: OT: Tech writers and cookbooks


What a great idea! I'm an experimental cook, and I've developed quite a few
original recipes. Maybe we could use some of the profits from the sale of
the
cookbook to support this list.

Jo

Kerstin -dot- Molthagen -at- etas -dot- de wrote:

> Hi Jo!
>
> Jo Baer wrote:
>
> >[...] There's been a lot of discussion about presenting material, making
> it
> >accessible, and accommodating diverse audiences. And isn't that really a
> >crucial component of tech writing? This has been a fun exercise in
looking
> >at information design from a fresh perspective.
>
> Agreed. :-)
>
> >In an offline reply to another whirler I suggested, jokingly, that we
> should
> >start a cookwhirler list. Maybe it's not such a far-fetched idea...
>
> What do you think about compiling the best-indexed cookbook ever from each
> whirler's favourite dish? :-)
>
> Ciao,
> Kerstin

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