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Subject:RE: Help for a new tech writer From:"Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 4 Mar 2008 13:44:14 -0500
Go for it. You don't need a specialist. All you need is the ability to
describe processes and interview effectively. You already said that most of
the information is in your bosses head. Drain his (her) brain. Diagram out
the process flow. As Paul Kretschmer said, get a digital camera for those
processes that are already in place. Write up your drafts and run them by
your boss. It may take a few tries, but pretty soon you'll be providing what
he wants....and after all, he signs the paychecks.
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