Re: Style guides

Subject: Re: Style guides
From: "Rob Hudson" <caveatrob -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: tom -dot- green -at- iwon -dot- com
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 12:28:49 -0400

Yes you are correct. Unless the client doesnt have a style guide and
you need something on the fly. I did a freelance job for a hospital
and had to browse industry journals to derive both usage and style.
The only problem is that some of the journal writing was poor. I would
like to be able to choose a style guide based on the industry but
there is no master list for freelance writers. Except for this thread.

On 4/13/07, tom -dot- green -at- iwon -dot- com <tom -dot- green -at- iwon -dot- com> wrote:
> The guide you use would depend on the industry you're in, right? Do all
> software manual writers use the Microsoft Style Guide? In oil and gas, it's
> the Society of Petroleum Engineer's (SPE)Style Guide.
> Tommy Green
> Indentured Contractor
> _______________________________________________

Rob Hudson
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