Re: Good, recent books for beginners in TW

Subject: Re: 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 13:45:34 +0000

Oh, and just to clarify: the writing done there is end-user
documentation (user guides in PDF and print, context-sensitive Online
Help) for software in Life Sciences industry. But I'd rather stress on
software (issues like versioning etc) rather than the industry.


On Feb 4, 2008 1:42 PM, Lech Rzedzicki <xchaotic -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> 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
> recommendations.
> Best regards,
> --
> Lech Rzedzicki

Lech Rzedzicki

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