Good, recent books for beginners in TW

Subject: Good, recent books for beginners in TW
From: "Lech Rzedzicki" <xchaotic -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 13:42:31 +0000

I recently met a couple of folks from a brand new technical writing department.
They have no prior expertise in Technical Writing and have asked for
my book recommendations.

Fortunately or not, I haven't been in touch with books for TW
beginners for a while now.
>From my recollection, the best resources for learning have been Sun
Readme 1st, Microsoft Manual of Style as well as numerous articles in
Intercom. Last but not least, many threads on techwr-l and STC sigs
gave me good insight into the problems associated with TW. Still, I
think a good introductory book is a must, so I'm eagerly awaiting your

Best regards,

Lech Rzedzicki

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