Re: Good, recent books for beginners in TW

Subject: Re: Good, recent books for beginners in TW
From: Craig Haiss <craighaiss -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 09:44:12 -0800 (PST)

Not as recent, but essential reading...

Technical Editing: The Practical Guide for Editors and
Judith A. Tarutz

In addition to books, you could point them to some
examples of effective documentation on the Internet. I
have a friend (a non-writer) who was once asked to
write some data warehousing documentation, and I was
able to point him to some nicely written procedures on
various websites. The examples gave him a better sense
of direction, and served as a template for his work.

Sometimes books are a bit too abstract.

However, if your friends are looking for only academic
and theoretical resources, then Tarutz is a great

-Craig - A technical writing blog

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Re: Good, recent books for beginners in TW: From: Moshe Kruger (AllWrite)

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