Re: Curious about what you do

Subject: Re: Curious about what you do
From: Beth Westbrook <dew -at- austin -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 16:06:24 -0600

On Mon, 17 Feb 2003 09:55:27 -0500 (EST), chix linux
<linux_chix -at- yahoo -dot- ca> wrote:

>From reading your posts I gather
>that most of you document software. Is this correct?
>The reason I ask is that I haven't seen anyone post
>about writing a slam-dunk owner's manual for a toaster
>oven or an operator's guide for an Acme SuperDuper
>what-ch-ma-call-it. Do these types of tech writing
>gigs exist?

Right now, all I'm writing are resumes and cover letters. At my most
previous job, I did write software documentation, but before that I
was a hardware writer. It wasn't, however, anything as small as a
toaster. I wrote (as part of a team) manuals for 2.5 and 5-ton
military trucks.

-Beth Westbrook

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