RE: What Are Writing Skills?

Subject: RE: What Are Writing Skills?
From: "Tom Johnson" <tjohnson -at- freeway -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 07:49:27 -0500

This thread generated a lot of heat, but it also produced a good by-
product. If you throw out most of the stuff about BVDs, I mean DFDs, I
learned quite a bit. My tendency is to concentrate more on
understanding the subject and the tools I'm using. I realize now that
I need to brush up on my communication skills.

Thank you Dick, Sharon, Tony, and especially Walden who made me
remember some stuff I haven't thought about much for <gulp> almost 20
years. I should say "consciously thought about." I'll give myself that
much credit. I'm sure I use much of it each day without thinking about

Thanks again, but I'm glad the thread is on the way out.

Walden Miller wrote:

Since, I joined this thread late and everyone else is throwing in the
I thought I would try once more.


Writing is a communication art.

Tech writing is a communication art about a specific technical

Like most interesting things, the way to get there is as important as
end result.

I hope this helps. If not, then I will join the others and throw in



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