Re: Job market and career

Subject: Re: Job market and career
From: linda_sims -at- vanguard -dot- com
To: "linburrows -at- tiscali -dot- co -dot- uk" <linburrows -at- tiscali -dot- co -dot- uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:49:08 -0500

linburrows wrote on 12/20/2007 07:33:37 AM:

> Hello all,
> I'm doing some research on Technical writing, and I was given the
> name
> of this discussion site by a friend. I'm curious to know whether
> anyone
> who is a Tech writer would recommend it as a good choice as a job?
> Thanks
> L

I've often said that I was born to be a technical writer. Couple an insane
curiousity about almost anything and everything with an incessant urge to
ask questions and what-ifs with a love of language, writing, and teaching
others How to Do Neat Stuff, and you have me. I wouldn't do any other job.

Given all that, check the archives for threads about the various obstacles
that must be bended, folded, mutilated, destroyed, hurdled over, or snuck
around in the pursuit of creating good documentation. Writing isn't easy;
if it were, they wouldn't be paying me large amounts of money to do it for

Lin Sims
Project VPAS - Technical Writer
The views expressed here are mine and do not reflect the official opinion
of my employer or the organization through which the Internet was

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