Re: Creative writers among us?

Subject: Re: Creative writers among us?
From: "Tane' Tachyon" <tachyon -at- tachyonlabs -dot- com>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 15:32:58 -0800

Julie Stickler wrote:
> On Dec 18, 2007 11:43 AM, Beth Agnew <Beth -dot- Agnew -at- senecac -dot- on -dot- ca> wrote:
>>When prospective TechComm clients/employers
>> see my fiction degree, they wonder, so I explain that it is very helpful
>> when writing about products in development.
> Hee hee, when I was a newly minted technical writing intern, one of
> the old hands at the office used to get up from the lunch table every
> day and proclaim, "Well, I'm going back to my fiction writing."

The last time Terry Pratchett was touring in my city, the guy in
front of me in the autograph line had this exchange with him:

"I wanted to tell you that you've been a great influence on my work.
I'm a professional writer too, I write software manuals."

"Oh, so you write *real* fantasy."
Tane' Tachyon = tachyon -at- tachyonlabs -dot- com =

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Creative writers among us?: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: Creative writers among us?: From: Beth Agnew
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