RE: Writing: better or worse after years on the job?

Subject: RE: Writing: better or worse after years on the job?
From: "Laura A Mac Lemale" <lmaclemale -at- paychex -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 11:55:32 -0400


Thanks for initiating a lively discussion on writing improvement (or not) over the years as a TW. Apologies for weighing in late on the topic, but I'm catching up on four days of digests after a long weekend.

I've been a TW officially now for almost three years, and I think my writing has improved. And my editing has definitely improved. Like many of us, I dabble in creative writing and I think that my TW experience has contributed to its conciseness and clarity. It's also become easier to edit my own and others' materials for clarity and audience appropriateness. I'm looking forward to even more improvement, as I think that it's a steady
process for any writer.

Anyone who knows me and my family knows that we sometimes have a tendency to evade the point when telling a story <g>. I dare say that TW experience has helped me to improve upon, though not eliminate, that quality of my personality and writing style. :)

Have a great week!


Laura MacLemale
Technical Writer, EDV
Paychex HRS Operations
(716) 336-6515
lmaclemale -at- paychex -dot- com

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