RE: Story of my life

Subject: RE: Story of my life
From: "Karen E. Black" <kblack_text -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 10:04:17 -0400

"Karen, when we need you to make it look pretty we'll let you know." -- on my offer to help secondary support people write procedures

"Karen, I've allotted 10 days for the user manual and the training manual -- you can write it from the functional requirements."

"Gee, we should have got you to proofread the web site before we put it into production." -- this was after I offered to proof the site during QA.

Sighhhh -- 13 years and counting... (19 years to retirement).

Karen Black in Toronto, mostly gets asked for help in fixing Word problems these days

From: Syed Ahmed <SAhmed -at- DKSYSTEMS -dot- com>
--- John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com> wrote:
> Just received this email that was sent to the team:
> "Team,
> Status meeting in 10 minutes.
> John is optional, as always."

John, your post got me thinking about how Tech Writers are perceived by
others in the workplace.
I defended myself and our profession to the best of my abilities, but these
people/comments still pop up every now and again. These are all I can think
of for now, but I'd love to hear yours.

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