RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
From: "Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: "'Gene Kim-Eng'" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 14:15:11 -0700

> From: Gene Kim-Eng

> Because your discussion is irrelevant to the subject
> of the thread, i.e., "definition of tech writer, was STC
> is broken."

I responded to one post that stated business writing and technical writing
are not mutually exclusive and controversy ensued when I argued that the two
writing classes are not the same. I was never involved in the discussion of
job titles.

I certainly do not think that a discussion about the type of writing that a
technical writer can write with a sub-discussion about the differences
between business writing and technical writing is irrelevant. But to
discuss that a type of writing derives its classification from the job title
of the writer is nonsense. Job titles are derived from the work that is
performed. Discussions about classes of writing are relevant to discussions
about the job titles of writers.

Lauren



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Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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