RE: Description of Tech Writers

Subject: RE: Description of Tech Writers
From: "Broberg, Mats" <mats -dot- broberg -at- flir -dot- se>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 12:31:50 +0100


This sounds like a lush life indeed. I find it amazing how you Italians
could build the Roman Empire with such office hours... :)

Mats Broberg
Technical Documentation Manager
FLIR Systems AB

> I'm a tech writer from Italy. I am currently documenting race
> cars. I get into the office around 10.00 or so. Actually it's
> an old villa overlooking vineyards in tuscany. I find the
> colours inspiring and it always seems there is something to
> be learned from subtle changes of the leaves with their
> beginnings so very very small, reaching reaching for the sun,
> smiling, then fading quietly away. I work to incorporate
> these lessons into my writing as I feel it's really my
> responsibility to instruct as much as inform my audience.
> Lately I've been experimenting with document format and
> structure as a reflection of the seasons. People have
> responded very well so far, I think it's because Italians are
> so creative. Around 1.00, I go to lunch with my coworkers
> Giovanni, Filippo and Davide (they are distractingly hansome
> and very well dressed). After a 3 course meal including
> delicious red wine, music and laughter, I take a nice long
> nap at my quaint and quirky vine covered home before
> returnig to the villa to work for a few more hours. Since
> moving here I've nearly forgotten what it means to be
> stressed, much less busy.
> -Jennifer

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