Re: Promoting Tech Writing in WhereAmI, USA

Subject: Re: Promoting Tech Writing in WhereAmI, USA
From: kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 07:47:48 -0700

Tara wrote:

> I've recently
> relocated to a community where there is
> plenty of for-profit software development going on,
> but tech writers are undervalued. I want to change
> that! Any ideas for promoting technical writing in a
> community?

Don't promote technical writing; promote YOUR technical writing. Don't
make a "cause" out of it - you'll just annoy people.

Promote yourself. Prove your value. You'll be rewarded. Tech writers that
don't, won't. (Jeez, now I sound like a Johnny Cochran slogan.)

Keith Cronin
I'm not a tech writer, but I play one on TV.


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