RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 09:50:45 -0400

Based on the archives, I'd say that most Whirlers already have
considerable knowledge outside the discipline of writing, and they also
work to expand that knowledge.

(I prefer not to debate the use of "lifestyle" and "constantly.")

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Hailey
> Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 9:39 AM
> To: Dan Goldstein; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
>
> ... When I suggest that we be technical communicators, I
> am not suggesting that we call ourselves "technical
> communicators." I am suggesting we adopt lifestyle like
> Leonards and JagDrivers, where we are constantly
> expanding our knowledge outside the narrower discipline
> of writing, into the broader discipline of communication.
> The difference is not in name -- call yourself anything
> you want. The difference is in lifestyle.
>
> Dave
>

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References:
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Michael West
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: David Hailey

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