Re: Procedures for a young writer

Subject: Re: Procedures for a young writer
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 09:57:37 -0800 (PST)


You are an intern. You shouldn't know <organization and time
management>. You should be working under someone who says
", you are going to write about X feature and it
should take you 3 hours. Let's take 15 minutes and I'll tell you what
the X feature is, then I want you to create a section on what to do
with it."

> The thing that I have the most trouble with is
> setting time-management procedures for myself. There

As an intern, you aren't there to figure out how to manage your time.
You can't be expected to know that something will take 2 days if
you've never done it before.

> often find myself picking here and there, not really
> sticking with and finishing something I start.

That's your supervisor's fault.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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