Re: Good, recent books for beginners in TW

Subject: Re: Good, recent books for beginners in TW
From: Yves Barbion <yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lech Rzedzicki <xchaotic -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 14:49:20 +0100

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Lech Rzedzicki wrote:
> 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.
>
> Lech
>
> 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
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
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