RE: Future Trends in Technical Writing

Subject: RE: Future Trends in Technical Writing
From: "James Barrow" <vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 12:35:22 -0800

>Dori Green wrote:
>I do hope that beginning and aging tech writers won't overlook the
>opportunities for service and gainful employment in the not-for-profit
>sector. Flexible schedules, nice people, and worthwhile mission are just
>some of the perks.

I'm all for the not-for-profit sector, as long as there's something in it
for me :^)

Unfortunately, I lack the patience and marketing skills to benefit those

>Employee and volunteer handbooks

"So You Want to Volunteer...LOL!"

>visitor guides

"Welcome. This place has lots of great stuff, but whatever you do, stay
away from Buffalo Bob's. Oy. I had the Squirrel Casserole there last night
and <burp>..."

>quality manuals

"Look, it works, awright? You gotta problem with this?"


"Volume 6, Issue 23: We got indoor plumbing! Do I really have to go into
more detail?"

>outreach publications

"Several people have eaten at Buffalo Bob's and, for those people, a triage
center is now located near the Visitor's Center"

>and grant proposals

"We feel that $50,000 is an appropriate amount to study the strain of
bacterium at Buffalo Bob's"


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