RE: What's the significance of a draft

Subject: RE: What's the significance of a draft
From: "Bill Swallow" <wswallow -at- nycap -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 02:45:05 -0400

OK. It's very late. I'm very tired. I'll be very blunt.

Your boss is a [censored]. If I caught my boss or peer rooting through
my office while I was out, grabbing material without asking what it was,
tearing through it, and then giving me the 3rd degree about errors in
whatever it was they found, I'd let them have it (in the most
professional way possible).

It's all about professionalism. What's it to your boss whether you
printed out a rough draft or not? Maybe you think better on paper.
Whatever the case, your boss was dead in the wrong to have pulled that,
and if I were you I wouldn't stand for it.

To answer your questions though, I don't really have a set guide for
what's a draft. I write, and when it looks like all the info's in there
I send it to development for a subject-matter review (no grammar - I
make that clear). I then take edits, wrap them in, fix the grammar, then
send it out to general review. Revise, rinse, lather, repeat as needed,
and then put it to bed.

Information Design & Development Professional
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