RE: Procedures for a young writer

Subject: RE: Procedures for a young writer
From: "Goldstein, Dan" <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 15:45:36 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Christner
> Sent: Friday, March 11, 2005 2:01 PM
> Subject: Re: Procedures for a young writer
> When you are writing about something you don't understand, keep
> pestering SMEs until you do!..

The importance of working well with SMEs has often been discussed here.
Ideally, the tech writer is qualified to post a sign reading, "We speak

If you study enough to be able to follow their conversations, show sincere
interest in their current projects, leave the right foodstuffs lying around,
and never miss an opportunity, you won't need to pester them at all.


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