RE: Most annoying word

Subject: RE: Most annoying word
From: "Claire Conant" <Claire -dot- Conant -at- Digeo -dot- com>
To: "Ron Hearn" <RHearn -at- cucbc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 09:50:40 -0800

Ron wrote:

A couple of years ago, I was thought of as a "content provider" rather
than a writer. This I feel diminishes and minimizes the effort and
thought behind the effort in producing meaningful and usable information
and instructions.

I agree! Tech writers are not "content providers" - those are the SMEs
that give the raw material. The tech writers are the magicians that,
along with skilled technical editors <ahem!>, make it understandable. =)


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