How we introduce our profession to others . . .

Subject: How we introduce our profession to others . . .
From: Paul Hanson <PHanson -at- Quintrex -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 12:01:07 -0500

I say, "I'm a technical writer at a software company. <blank stare>. You
know when you go into a program like Word and click Help and get Help to
accomplish a task, that's what I write for my company's software."


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Amram Hakohen [SMTP:amramh -at- dnrc -dot- bell-labs -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 12:01 PM
> Subject: Re: Thinking Patterns (was RE: Interviews (5 Year Question))
> I usta do that at parties. Then when I elaborated as to the nature of my
> work, the response was, invariably, "Oh, but you're not a REAL writer!"


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