Technical Writing in China

Subject: Technical Writing in China
From: "johng -???" <johng -at- zyxel -dot- com -dot- tw>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 15:41:29 +0800

Subject: Re: Technical Writing in China
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- alltel -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 20:10:58 -0500
X-Message-Number: 51

>Was asked by a company in Phoenix to interview one January when it was
>bitter cold in Massachusetts. Waited until May to get back to them.
>They were still looking. Interviewed in boiling May heat in Phoenix.
>Flew back to Boston, stepped off the plane to find BEAUTIFUL gray
>Boston rain. Ignored Phoenix. By August the company had closed its
>Phoenix operations. If I'd gone, I'd have been stuck.

>China, anyone? Ni dong jung-gwo hwa ma? Wo budong!

Wo dong a!
I've been tech writing in Taiwan for over six years. It's been great.
Good food, friendly people, work directly with the manufacturing engineers on the next to latest technology and learn Mandarin Chinese all at the same time. It's been a cultural bath like no other and I'm just getting lathered up :>).
Feel free to contact me directly (I'm on digest) for more information on living & working out here (I've got lotsa contacts!).


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