Re: Tech Writer Certification

Subject: Re: Tech Writer Certification
From: Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 06:08:43 -0800 (PST)

To my mind, what distinguishes a technical writer is
the ability to pick up any discipline and explain it
to others. We're communicators. Some would like to
make it a technical degree, but that's probably
foolish. It's a field for those who straddle liberal
arts and sciences.

--- Joanne Wittenbrook <jwittenbrook -at- ameritech -dot- net>
wrote:

> >Science and technology - basic
> programming/physics/electronics
> >Graphic design - layout, page design etc.
> >Basic business - marketing etc.
> >Anything else you think we should all know!
> ________________________________
> There are many tech writers who do not deal with
> science at all.

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