RE: John Sladek (was PK Dick)

Subject: RE: John Sladek (was PK Dick)
From: "Evans, Diane L (Rosetta)" <diane_evans -at- merck -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 12:47:01 -0400

> One of the best sci-fi writers of all time (John Sladek) WAS a tech
> writer at the start and end of his career. His output includes a (slyly
> funny) book on using XYWrite as well as the classic Tik Tok and Roderick
> the Robot stories. One of his later works is about techwriters at a
> corporation in Minnesota, well worth seeking out. Title is "Bugs", and
> its pretty hard to find.

I don't know that it was hard to find...Amazon sellers have 7 (well, now 6)
copies of Bugs available.

Diane Evans
Requirements Analyst
Rosetta Inpharmatics

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