Re: More title questions

Subject: Re: More title questions
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 09:52:04 +1100

Gene Kim-Eng wrote:
> This is not necessarily the case with technical publications
> organizations. I have often hired editors who were not
> previously experienced as technical writers. In these
> cases the editors lack many of the skills the writing staff
> possess, and would not be able to step in and do the
> research and writing functions.

Well, might be better to say that the editors
had no experience in the research and writing
functions rather than saying that they lacked
the skills. Don't know til you try :->

> Neither function is a
> "promotion" or "graduation" from the other, they are
> just different categories of contributor.

I certainly agree with this part!

-- Janice

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