Re: ADMIN: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: Re: ADMIN: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: Wade Courtney <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 11:43:34 -0700

I got referred to a job replacing one of my class mates while I was
getting my BS.


On Sun, 3 Oct 2004 21:57:13 -0600, Lisa M. Bronson <lisa -at- techwr-l -dot- com> wrote:
> Hey everyone!
> I have a new poll for you all. There has been some discussion on the list
> in the past few days about how to break into technical writing, so that's
> what this week's poll is about. Additionally, I'd like to point out some
> excellent resources on the TECHWR-L site. Go to
> and look at the
> links on the right hand side. There are several subjects there, including
> "Land That First Job." Each subject contains several articles, so browse
> around and see what you can find.
> And don't forget to vote in this week's poll: How did you get your first
> technical writing job?
> * I had an Bachelors degree in tech writing.
> * I had a Masters degree or Ph.D in tech writing.
> * I had a degree in a different discipline.
> * I used school coursework as my first portfolio.
> * I used my programming (or technical) skills.
> * My boss said it was my job to write the manual.
> * I used my tech writing certificate.
> * I used my MCSE certificate.
> * It just sort of fell into my lap.
> * Other/None of the above.

Wade Courtney
President/Principal Writer
Sabio Publications Inc
MSN: wade_courtney
Yahoo: wcourtne
Morpheus: "Everyone falls the first time. If you never know failure, how can
you know success?"


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