RE: Specs for documentation projects?

Subject: RE: Specs for documentation projects?
From: Marci - RMB Editorial <mhbethel -at- RMBeditorial -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 12:37:36 -0700

Anthony Hernandez asked about "a process for documentation projects similar
to writing specs for software; a process for spelling out the purpose of the
documentation, intended audience, etc."

In a past life, I used _Managing Your Documentation Projects_ by Joanne T.
Hackos as a training resource for new TWs in my department. As I recall,
some of the processes she proposes would be a bit cumbersome for a lone TW
(or even a small TW department), but the majority of the book was quite

The book carries a $55 price tag, but Amazon is currently offering it for
about $35 with free shipping.

Marci Bethel
RMB Editorial Services
mhbethel -at- RMBeditorial -dot- com


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