RE: He said...She said...He said...etc. (Was Re: What's A TW Got To DO To Get A Job Around Here?!)

Subject: RE: He said...She said...He said...etc. (Was Re: What's A TW Got To DO To Get A Job Around Here?!)
From: "Steve Hudson" <cruddy -at- optushome -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 22:02:16 +1100

Oh - so any unskilled person can clean up someone else's work? Taken to the
n'th degree, surely every user manual is ONLY authored by SME's...

Steve Hudson, Word Heretic
HDK List MVP
Word help and tools: heretic -at- tdfa -dot- com


-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Plato

> If you take written material produced by nonwriters and rewrite that
> material so that it is intelligible, you are not an editor -- you are a
> writer.

I disagree. You're still just cleaning up somebody else's work. Writing must
involve creating something new that did not exist before.



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