Re: T.W. Background

Subject: Re: T.W. Background
From: Martha J Davidson <editrix -at- nemasys -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 10:14:51 -0800

At 09:49 AM 12/3/2004, A.H. wrote:

Where did you go to school?
What was your major?
How did you end up in this industry?
Does its future look bright?

As Diane said, this topic has been discussed several times over the years.
That said, here are my short answers:

1. Swarthmore College
2. double major: math and philosophy
(followed a few years later by an MA in Northwest Semitic Philology from Yale)
3. I fell into a job as a software engineer and drifted into designing and editing manuals.
4. For TWs who understand both the subject matter and the craft, I think it does.

Martha Jane {Kolman | Davidson}
Dances With Words
editrix -at- nemasys -dot- com

"Too many words lead to exhaustion."
--Tao Te Ching, Chapter 5 (translated by Sheets/Tovey)



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