Re: The STC and me

Subject: Re: The STC and me
From: John Fleming <johntwrl -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 19:01:00 -0600

On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 13:25:14 -0400, while chained to a desk in the
scriptorium, bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com ("Bonnie Granat") wrote:

> $Chuck Martin wrote:
> $| All that and--especially with, as someone else put it, all the people
> $| who "fell into" the profession during the heady dot-com days--nothing
> $| about knowing how to write well.
> $
> $Should an ad for a ER physician specify that the individual has to know
> $anatomy?

Nah, as long as ER physicians know how to wing it. :)

But Chuck's comment does highlight the fact that technical writers get
into the occupation through all kinds of different avenues and have a
wide variety of backgrounds.

Some of those backgrounds may not be heavy on writing skills.

John Fleming
Technical Writer
Edmonton, Alberta


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