Re: Curious about what you do

Subject: Re: Curious about what you do
From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 10:02:01 -0500

chix linux <linux_chix -at- yahoo -dot- ca>
>I have a question. From reading your posts I gather
>that most of you document software. Is this correct?

Check the survey results at

>If someone wanted to do that type of tech writing,
>where would they go to do that? How would they "break
>in" to that type of work? Have any of you done that
>type of writing? If so, how did you get started?

Google or search the techwr-l archives using the search term "hardware"; you'll turn up several threads discussing this issue.

One popular story concerns finding a product with terrible documentation and writing a great letter to get yourself the doc gig.

>Also, do any of you have experience writing training
>materials, workshops etc?

See the archives.

Would you share your
>experiences? Please cc me at linux_chix -at- yahoo -dot- ca as I
>am on digest.
>Once again, thank you. Barbara.


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